Learn to create a fireball from a couple fire elements and then composite it into a scene that has been stabilized and tracked. You can use the same fireball to help light the scene as well.
About Wren Weichman
I'm a VFX compositor currently living in LA making videos for youtube. I graduated college in 2011 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portland. Hit me up on Twitter!+ Expand Bio- Collapse Bio
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