Create a Breakup into Particles Logo Transition


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This post is part of a series called The Complete Introduction to Particle Emitters.
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A very popular request is how to make a logo breakup into particles and reform into another logo. There's many ways to achieve this and most of them require a full 3D application, but in this tutorial we learn how to achieve it all in After Effects using a 3D particle systems and a few smoke and mirrors.

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Requirements: Trapcode Particular Plugin (download trial version here)

Music and Sfx used in the final piece:

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