While wathcing the trailer to the upcoming plugin "Stardust", at 00:13 mark of the video, there can be seen a particle effect that resembles a orb of power;


Since this plugin is not out yet, does anyone know how to archieve a similar effect as shown in the picture? To see it in motion click here.

  • Your picture link doesn't work anymore. Nov 29, 2016 at 18:52

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It goes by pretty quickly! It looks to me like they've taken a frame of something that is white at the bottom and producing purple particles upwards, and then applied a rectangular to polar distortion to it, or possibly wrapped it into a 3D sphere.

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