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Muzzle Flares in Blender 3D: Compositing Tutorial


Joseph writes:

Hey Blendernation! This Blender 3d tutorial covers how you can composite muzzle flashes with live action footage using some beginner and intermediate techniques. This is an essential visual effects for filmmakers and its super easy to do with some basic stock footage compositing by overlaying different elements. In this version we also show how to create the gun blowback effect as well. Compositing in Blender should be even more common now that Blender's new compositor is realtime! Enjoy and let us know what vfx you would like to see next!

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Joseph Hamilton

I am a cinematographer based in Los Angeles. I have been using Blender for many years now in creating basic 3d VFX for films. I am one of the creator's of an asset based add-on for blender called LightArchitect ( that allows pre-visualization of Industry Level lighting and camerawork inside of Blender.

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