Space VFX Elements – The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Galaxy in Blender


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    The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Galaxy in Blender I Want It! $60 Learn More ducky duck

    Slide “If you've ever enjoyed any movie with "Star..." in the title, you're going to love this course! The lighting alone is worth the price of admission.” Sean Kennedy, Visual Effects Artist


    Creating a 3D Universe is hard... No longer.

    Have you ever wanted to be a sci-fi filmmaker? Create your own Star Wars fan fiction in Blender? Or just add a jaw-dropping space render to your portfolio?

    Creating artistically pleasing space phenomena can be tricky. Quasars, gas giants, nebulae and black holes - these things can make you and your computer suffer...


    After watching this video course you’ll be ready to create even the most complex space phenomena in Blender.
    Video Info: 16+ hours, 1920 x 1080 (download+streaming), MP4 format

    30+ Space VFX Tutorials

    2 Workflows: Procedural and Image-based

    Software Used: Blender 2.77-2.78, Cycles, Krita, Gimp

    Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate

    Gleb Alexandrov - the Founder of the Creative Shrimp Website, Caffeinated Artist aidy burrows Aidy Burrows - Artist, Overly Optimistic, Lead Instructor at CG Masters




    Learn to create planets, starscapes and gas clouds using image textures - with Gleb

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    Simple Planets

    We’ll get started by creating simple rocky planets. 39m49s

    Advanced Planet

    Then we’ll experiment with more advanced multi-layered planets with atmosphere. 57m50s

    Planet Close-up

    Have you ever wanted to create a 3D planet, then zoom in and see the beautiful details? Look no further. 38m36s
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    Procedural Planet

    We’ll take a look at procedural texturing to create any number of exo-planets. And we'll animate the clouds in a timelapse style. 1h26m20s
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    Procedural Gas Planet

    And not to leave gas giants out there in the cold, we have you covered too. 35m27s

    Slide “Great dudes! The Material is quality stuff!” Manu Jarvinen Greg Zaal "Two of the most skilled and experienced Blender artists join forces to bring you hours of both focused and entertaining training, filled with so many "why didn't I think of that" moments that even veteran Blenderheads will be amazed." Manu Jarvinen, Animator, Illustrator and 3D Modeler Greg Zaal, Artist and HDRI guy

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    Procedural Asteroid

    Asteroid from scratch? Easy. Just use the procedural modeling techniques. 35m47s

    Asteroid - Baking Textures

    Before creating the vast fields of asteroids, we need to optimize this guy. And bake textures to low-poly model. 14m47s
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    Asteroid Field

    Once you have asteroids, naturally you have to fly through them in an asteroid field. 1h06m48s

    Slide “This is not about creating earth, it's about creating the UNIVERSE, and the universe is huge, just like the amount of knowledge on this course. For anyone wanting to create it's own star wars, this is a good start!” Guilherme Henrique, Art Director at Blender Guru


    Get the most out of Blender’s texturing nodes to create amazing space VFX - with Aidy

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    Image-based Spacescape Part 1

    We need the fancy backgrounds for our space stuff. Let's paint some spherical space panoramas! 47m34s

    Procedural Space Panorama
    Parts 1-3

    Bursting with more space panoramas, we’ll take a look at some of our procedural texturing options. 1h22m36s
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    Image-based Spacescape Part 2

    How to create a super high resolution space background? Box mapping plus seamless textures. That's how. 21m37s

    Slide After watching this chapter you'll know how to create convincing nebulae (while cheating a little bit). nebula tutorial blender


    We’ve got a procedural animated sun surface to heat things up! HOT! 1h10m11s


    quasar space blender Learn how to create the brightest objects in the galaxy - quasars. We'll explore one of these monsters, from the accretion disk to the energy jet. 44m33s


    And how about a Comet or with a slight tweak to your colors you have a meteor streaking through the sky. comet blender tutorial


    black hole tutorial Like all dramatic conclusions, we end up in a black hole. Where there is no escape. But it does look cool. 13m57s


    Slide “Gleb and Aidy has done it once again. Gleb's awesome Future-opean accent is just what Blender needs to make it to the stars. So many useful tricks and tips! The versatility of this essential VFX knowledge extends farther than the vastness of space.” Jerry Perkins aka MasterXeon1001, Creator of Hard Ops

    Slide Discover how to use the Micropolygon Displacement feature to take your sci-fi art to the next level. Imagine landscapes, tech panels, alien patterns and other thrilling VFX. micropolygon displacement


    micropolygon displacement Zoom in to the surface of an exoplanet in a step-by-step tutorial. 31m05s


    There's always time to fly through an interstallar nursery especially when equipped with some efficient techniques.





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    Wormhole Effect

    Create the popular sci-fi Wormhole effect. In this video we’ll be relying heavily on procedural animation techniques that works great in real-time. 1h02m44s
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    Bloodflow VFX

    To make it a bit more interesting lets see what tips and tricks we can pull out to go all innerspace instead of outer-space and simulate bloodcells flowing inside arteries. 52m01s
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    10 Essential UV Tricks For Blender

    How to save yourself hours of uv pain. 32m27s
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    Blender Setup

    When we start a scene there are several things we almost always change, here we’ll go over these and explain the what and the why so it’s all in one handy reference video. 20m30s

    space vfx elements tutorials BONUSES To get you up and running with some key aspects.

    Get all the finished .blend files from each chapter.

    Additional textures and models.
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    Sebastien Koenig, VFX Supervisor on “Tears of Steel” “During the training you will not only learn how to create beautiful space environments but also get to know a wide range of very useful and versatile techniques in Blender and Cycles, that will help you become a better artist, to boldly blend where no one has blended before!” Sebastian Koenig Andrew Price, Creator of Blender Guru "Unorthodox workflows that can be used to make a variety of things in Blender, not just the topic taught. If you want normal stick to Youtube. But if you want timesaving cheats and unlikely but awesome solutions, get Space VFX." Andrew Price Reynante Martinez, CG Artist, Storyteller, Creator of CMV "When you need some interplanetary Blender resource, Space VFX Elements is THE best that you can get your hands on. It is pure awesomeness on a cosmic level. Funny, witty, and very educational. A must have!" James Candy, Classy Dog Films “I know tutorials, and these are some great tutorials. It's gonna be huge.” HERE'S WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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