How to Create an Electrical Effect With Blender

Iridesium Shows How to Create Dynamic Electrical Effect Using Blender.

You never know when you will need an electrical effect, and that’s why it’s a good idea to create a custom one that you can use as an asset when the time comes. Watch this short 14-minute tutorial from Iridesium’s Joel Adams as he shows how to create a dynamic electrical effect with Blender tools.

The system works with thin planes of geometry and uses displacements to create the erratic animation for them. Joel walks through how to create controllers for the displace setup, control the effect by way of weight painting, and setting up the scene and rendering – Pretty much everything. Joel always creates fantastic VFX tutorial using Blender. energy blasts, realistic clouds, and massive cinematic style explosions were some of his previous tutorials.