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Brenden YounanCreating particle explosion
by on Dec 9, 2015 at 1:03:37 pm


I want to create a particle explosion transition similar to the video below (0:01 - 0:02).
How can I achieve this using AE CC.

Thank you.

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John CuevasRe: Creating particle explosion
by on Dec 9, 2015 at 2:53:53 pm

Shatter effect-glass settings, increase the repetitions.

Shatter is easy once you learn the mechanics behind it, but there are quite a lot of little things to know, you might want to check out a tutorial on it.

Shatter Tutorials

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Brenden YounanRe: Creating particle explosion
by on Dec 10, 2015 at 1:36:09 am
Last Edited By Brenden Younan on Dec 10, 2015 at 1:36:46 am

Thank you for the reply John.

I think you might be talking about a different transition from the video? because the shatter effect which I tried, doesn't match the look I'm going for

I meant this type of transition:

Thank you.

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Daniel WaldronRe: Creating particle explosion
by on Dec 10, 2015 at 3:05:57 pm

To get the rose petals exploding out like that, you would need a plugin like Trapcode Particular or Element 3D (which is actually a pretty great particle generator). If you don't have these 3rd party plugins, you could probably use CC Particle World with a shaded sphere particle type to get a similar look.

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