Rainy Window (Tutorial)


In this massive, 3-chapter tutorial you will learn how to create an After Effects scene with a realistic rain dripping down a window. In chapter 1 I explain the creation of the background plate - from a single photograph to an illusion of an alive city at night. In chapter 2 I walk you though the creation of rain simulation using Trapcode Particular. The final, 3rd chapter focuses on compositing these elements together to create the final look.

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QHQ Superglue (tutorial+preset)


In this episode I will share with you a simple After Effects preset I designed to help me stick 2D layers to a variety of sources without the need for parenting. While the technique itself is trivially simple, I will explain in-depth the mechanism behind the script and walk you through a number of examples of how it can be used.

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GIFify Glitch (tutorial)


In episode 2 of the QubaHQ Tutorials Season 2, I will show you how to use Photoshop's batch processing to create a cool glitch effect based off the GIF compression algorithm.

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QHQ Chromatic Aberration Rig (tutorial+script)


In this tutorial I will discuss the optics of chromatic aberration and common ways of reproducing it in vfx. I will also introduce the brand new Chromatic Aberration Rig in form of an After Effects script that automates the creation of this effect into a simple 2-click procedure.

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Tutorial: UFO Trolling


In this tutorial I will teach you how to create your own UFO troll video using After Effects and Mocha - a process that should take you no longer than 30 minutes from the moment you grab a camera, to the time you are ready for upload.

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Reel 2011


Here is my personal reel for June 2011, featuring pieces I have directed, edited, animated and designed in the recent years.

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Istanbul 5AM


I woke up late to the sound of cars crossing the Istanbul bridge. I remembered how quiet and peaceful this city can be at dawn, and decided to capture that feeling. Fortunately I had quite a few great shots taken by Bora Sübakan a few weeks ago. I put on some music and started editing and compositing.

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Tutorial+Preset: SplatterType


SplatterType is a custom preset I have developed recently that will allow you to create amazing ink and paint splatter animations with just a few clicks.

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