Today’s Immersive VR Buzz: Red Giant Shows VFX Artists how to Recreate the “Stranger Things” Mind Flayer

This was a very interesting BUZZ that I found today and wanted to share with you.

Portland, OR – August 1, 2019 – Fans of the hit Netflix series “Stranger Things” can keep the show going while it’s on hiatus thanks to the latest VFX tutorial from Red Giant: How to recreate the Mind Flayer.

In this short, fun video, Seth Worley, the writer, and director behind Red Giant Film hits including “Plot Device” and “Old/New,” shows visual effects artists and motion graphics designers how to recreate the monster-villain, the Mind Flayer, from the iconic final shot of Stranger Things season two.

If you enjoy it, be sure to check out Seth’s previous insanely popular tutorial on turning a real-world environment into the Upside Down.

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