Create Laser Gun Effects

August 9, 2018 comments 94 Reads

Pew! Pew! In this video Aharon shows you how to use his free Trapcode Particular laser gun rig to quickly and easily set up laser gun effects for your 3D renders and live action VFX shots.
Download the project file here: https://downloads.redgiant.com/redgiant/rgtv/Particular_Laser_Gun_Rig.zip
Table of Contents
00:59 – Some useful info on how this rig works
01:31 – Multiple Particle Systems
01:54 – Aux Particle System
02:41 – AE 3D Lights/Light Emitters
02:59 – Expressions
03:50 – Exploring the laser gun rig layers
05:24 – Laser Gun Controls
05:28 – Shots Settings
06:47 – Color and Glow Settings
07:24 – Beam Settings
08:10 – Muzzle Flash Settings
08:16 – Ricochet Sparks Settings
08:29 – Impact Settings
08:40 – Odds and Ends
09:01 – Choosing a floor and wall
10:44 – Basic real world project
17:01 – Two or more laser beams
24:28 – Multiple laser rigs in the same comp
27:54 – Multi-color setup