16 February 2017

THE SENSELESS - MUSIC VIDEO

It's been ages since my last post, so Happy New Year and all that. I hope you ate yourself silly over the holidays. My first post of 2017 is about a music video I recently finished for extreme metal band, The Senseless.

I've been playing around in After Effects for ages now, wanting to increase my skills and explore what's possible. I particularly wanted to explore Element 3D, a plugin for creating VFX that involve 3D objects, particle animating and rendering.

To cut a long story short, after watching hours and hours of tutorials I finally managed to grasp the basics of the software and started experimenting. You can see some examples of stuff I created on my Instagram, like this weird organic blob thing, or this weird bacteria virus thing, and another weird organic sea creature thing.

Sam from The Senseless saw these and asked me to create a music video for him. I've known Sam for about ten years having previously made a video for him. Other than suggesting something with "skulls and stuff" he gave me complete free rein to do whatever I want.

So here's the video, the results of my first proper exploring of Element 3D. I hope you enjoy, and play it loud.