There have been a lot of fun DIY copycat superhero effects tutorials out there. Indeed, the Avengers Disintegration has been particularly popular. Here are three super fun tutorials that do it each a bit differently.
Thanos Disintegration – After Effects (No Plugins)
Jordy Vandeput from Cinecom.net reluctantly brings this tutorial to the masses! This one requires no third-party plug-ins
Jordy mentions a few others, and to save you the hassle of Googling, I’ve put some below.
INFINITY WAR Disintegration in Adobe After Effects
ProductionCrate brings you this tutorial. He uses the 3D Camera Tracker and also does some rotoscoping to achieve the effect. You’ll need the Red Giant Trapcode Particular in the tutorial, which gives that particular-ly dusty effect. This tutorial is lots of fun.
Avengers: Infinity War Disintegration Effect Tutorial!
Create organic 3D particle effects, complex motion graphics elements and more.
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