Charles Yeager offers a quick look at using CC Particle Systems II for creating animated snow in a vector snow globe in After Effects. This represents the last component to the tutorial which is setting up the snow for the globe – the first two cover creating the dragon character and the snow globe itself and vectorizing the drawing in Adobe Illustrator.
In this Quick Tip, we are going to use the effect CC Particle Systems II to create snow for a snow globe animation.Charles Yeager – CGtuts
Almost a forgotten effect, CC particle Systems is different than CC Particle world in that it is inherently a 2D effect, while CC particle World is 3D. Check out the tutorial for Creating Particle snow for a snow globe in After Effects here.