How to Create A GLOWING EYES Effect | After Effects Tutorial



In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to composite smoking, burning eye energy VFX in Adobe After Effects. This glowing eyes effect is based on Todd Ingram’s powers in the movie Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, with a few more advanced modifications of our own, such as the use of ActionVFX’s Cigarette Smoke and Icon: Anamorphic: Lens Flares collections to do the glowing eyes FX.

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https://www.actionvfx.com/blog/how-to-create-glowing-eyes-effect-after-effects-tutorial

ActionVFX assets used:
Cigarette Smoke
https://www.actionvfx.com/collections/cigarette-smoke-stock-footage
Icon: Anamorphic Lens Flares
https://www.actionvfx.com/collections/Icon-anamorphic-lens-flares-stock-footage

00:00 Intro
00:37 Tracking the eye balls using MochaPro
02:28 Creating the first pass of the glow using Lens Flares
04:25 Compositing the eye glow
06:04 Compositing the cigarette smoke
09:59 Creating the subsurface skin glow
11:35 Outro

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