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Adobe After Effects: Creating Sand Dune Effects – Psunami is not just for water effects!

Chapter: Compositing Tools and Techniques

Topic: Displacement

There’s no question that Digital Anarchy’s Psunami plug-in for Adobe After Effects is a great tool for making photo realistic water simulation, but Psunami also has some powerful 3D Displacement Mapping Controls. In this tutorial, Jim Tierney demonstrates a ‘non-water’ use for Digital Anarchy’s newly acquired Psunami plug-in. Follow along and learn how to create your own ‘Dune’ world. You’ll need Psunami for this tutorial, so if you don’t have it, download the demo.

TAGS: displacement, map, mapping, 3D, landscape, hills, noise


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