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By Robert Hranitzky

November 24th, 2009

In this episode of Red Giant TV, Freelance Designer Robert Hranitzky shows you how to take 2 still images and use them to create a realistic 3D Thunderstorm scene - along with the help of Photoshop, After Effects, Trapocode Particular and Horizon.


March 1st, 2012 at 10:55 amRich says:

Very useful Robert!

July 30th, 2010 at 2:49 pmgizmo says:

Yeah this man got idea from This awesome tut, But that is really cool

May 30th, 2010 at 2:03 pmAutism Symptoms says:

Wow this is a great resource.. I’m enjoying it.. good article

May 20th, 2010 at 9:55 pmandrea says:

mhh..the top of the building should fade into the clouds/mist/fog..but instead it's really sharp and visible.. a simple scene like this it's easier to manage in a real 3D app and the result will be better in my opinion.. plugins cant help you all the times..

May 13th, 2010 at 3:21 amCNA Practice Test says:

Great, I never knew this, thanks.

May 3rd, 2010 at 7:18 pmforex robot says:

nice post. thanks.

April 20th, 2010 at 6:06 amTravis says:

Haven't watched the tutorial, and I'm not sure if this example was from this tut, or this tut was from this, but check this out, this is an awesome version of this effect.

December 9th, 2009 at 1:03 amAdam @ 3D software says:

Nice effect, but I think the rain drops should be thinner, more transparent and numerous. There definitely needs to be a flash of blue or white light somewhere to make the lightening more realistic.

December 8th, 2009 at 1:14 pmGerd Kelly says:

Lieber Robert, klasse Tutorial!!! Freue mich auf mehr.
Herzliche Grüße

December 8th, 2009 at 9:34 amjagadish says:

hi sir i lorn most use full information to over all over sit verry verry imp subject thanq to all dovelprs of aef

December 2nd, 2009 at 7:01 amJaffe says:

Great tut, wish I understood German I would scoop up the DVD's quick.
I worked on this last night and instead of using a solid layer for the clouds lighting up I just applied multiple instances of CC light rays directly to the cloud layer and it gave a great effect. Can't wait for more tuts Robert!

December 2nd, 2009 at 2:43 amgenivaldo says:


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