Thinking outside the box is often the key to DIY filmmaking, especially when it comes to VFX. Miniatures help provide a real-life tangible texture we crave, and the right compositing tricks using familiar software are the key to incorporating those elements into dynamic visuals.

This video is part of a larger series with more in-depth how-to versions of some of the effects shown here.

Dive into the tutorials that further break down how each part of the process is achieved. 

And let us know what you make using these tips!