EmberGen Magic FX Crash Course by RedefineFX

Create Amazing Real-Time Simulations with EmberGen

Join thousands of VFX artists who have taken this free course from RedefineFX. Take the shortcut to cool results & learn EmberGen fast. The training includes 10 videos, an introduction for absolute beginners, overview of GPU particles, and 8 complete FX setups. 

What FX are covered inside the Crash Course?

Thanos Portal GPU Particles Magic Version

Ultimate Ability Fire Attack

Charge with Energy & Release

Carpet Bombing “Line” Attack

Blue Energy Shockwave

Good vs. Evil

Faster than The Speed of Light

Master of the Force

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Here’s everything that’s inside:

01: Introduction to EmberGen

Navigation, interface, essential shortcuts
emitters, primitives, extending simulation area
forces, noise, line, twist

02: Introduction to emitters & GPU Particles

buoyancy, gravity, assigning random colors
changing size over lifetime,
emissive particles, entangled & clumped mode
injecting particles with smoke and duel

03: Blue Energy Shockwave

filling an object with smoke
Vorticles force (super cool)
Intro to animation & setting keyframes
changing color of fire, translucent flames

04: Carpet Bombing (Line Attack)

Importing an animated .FBX character
Looping simulations
Shape: Burst
Adding detail to smoke & fire

05: Master of the Force

Shape: Blend
Animating loopable shockwave force
Custom Color Gradient for smoke color

06: Charge with Energy & Release

emit smoke from a growing shape
suction force using negative pressure emitter
emitting explosion directly from animated character

07: Ultimate Ability Fire Attack

GPU particles on fire

08: Good vs. Evil

Intro to Modulators
Changing fuel amount randomly with Oscillator
Rotating on object infinitely with Cycle
Mask shapes (force only affects a defined area)

09: Faster than The Speed of Light

bringing it all together
multiple GPU particle emitters
mask shapes continued

10: Thanos Portal Magic Version
Overview of the project

jesse pitela rookie awards

About Your Instructor

  • Received “EmberGen Master” Role on Official JangaFX Discord
  • Featured in Autodesk Media & Entertainment Showreel 2023
  • Torque featured in Autodesk’s Oscars Commercial Campaign
  • Official Judge in The Rookie Awards 2023
  • Autodesk Excellence Award Winner 2022
  • First ever Chaos Phoenix Certified Instructor
  • Autodesk AREA Member of the Month (2022)
  • 50K subscribers on the RedefineFX YouTube channel
  • Freelance 3D Artist (125+ clients served over 7 years, incl. Dell, Hershey, Western Digital…)
  • Started RedefineFX in 2018 out of pure frustration of being unable to find the kind of VFX training I wanted to see

“The EmberGen courses from RedefineFX are top notch, full of great info on workflows, tips and tricks. I’d highly recommend them for both beginners and experienced artists alike”

Jason Key, Principal VFX Artist @ JangaFX – creators of EmberGen

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