STAR WARS Special Effects! Create your own Star Wars Lightsabers and Lightning!

Robert Turrell, Guitar Improv and Fun

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4 Videos (39m)
    • My project. Getting Started

    • Animating & Coloring Saber

    • Force Lightning

    • Sound Effects


About This Class

This class will go through a method of how to create your own special effects made famous in theSTAR WARS films. Specifically we will be creating swinging and moving light sabers as well as the effect of force lightning coming from the hands. We will also go over a few tips on sound effects and how to add them to your own project.

In order to do this we will be using Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere. I picked up some of these techniques from my fellow film students at Cal State Long Beach and also some other friends as well.

I will take you step by step on how to create the effects in After Effects and make them look movie-quality and professional.


4 of 4 students recommendSee All

Fun class Robert! Great course for people just getting started with visual effects. Clearly presented info, and totally enjoyable. I just started teaching on Skillshare myself, so if you have a chance check out my courses if you're interested. Happy teaching!
Duncan Rogoff

Video Editing & Motion Graphics





Robert Turrell

Guitar Improv and Fun

I have been playing guitar professionally for 21 years. I recently graduated with my degree in Film and Video from California State University Long Beach. I live in Southern California.

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