Create a Soundwave Blast Effect with Boris FX Suite [Part II - Soundwaves in Particle Illusion]

May 6, 2021

Ben Brownlee breaks down how to create a soundwave blast effect using the Boris FX Suite inside Adobe After Effects. (Part 2 of 4)

Learn how to create the basic soundwaves for the main effect using Particle Illusion to design a simple custom particle emitter for the blast. Next, you’ll bring the effect back into After Effects to connect it to the Mocha tracking and Continuum’s Beat Reactor data created in part I.

Chapter list
00:00 Intro
00:36 Walkthrough of Particle Illusion
07:45 Connect the particle emitter to motion tracking
10:54 Connect the particle emission to music with Beat Reactor

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