Creating Visual Effects in Microsoft Word
- Here's a way to create visual effects using software that's already on your computer. It looks fairly cartoony, and takes a fair bit of patience.
EDIT: This was originally posted in the Mac section, because only Macs have Preview. There's probably a similar program for Windows/Linux, though. Preview is basically used here in the screen-capture parts.
Fire in Blender
- This tutorial is about making fire in Blender 2.49. I know that I didn't say anything about smoke, but it's the same concept as the fire is.
Masking in Gimp
- For all you brickfilmers who do not have the pleasure of having Photoshop, there is still another way to mask. This technique takes some time, since it goes through every frame, but will have a spectacular outcome.