VinhSon Nguyen walks through creating a planet and space scene animation in After Effects using CC Sphere and some texture maps and shows how to setup an environment with stars and dust and covers how to setup the lighting and atmosphere of the earth for the shot.

Check out the tutorial for Creating a Planet and Space Scene Animation in After Effects here.

VinhSon Nguyen writes: So in this new type of “tutorial,” I will walk you through some basic tips on creating a earth or space scene using CC Sphere and a texture map. Now this tutorial was inspired by Iceflow Studio’s Photoshop tutorial: Space Scene. If you want to learn more about creating the scene in Photoshop, definitely check out that tutorial!