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Download Space VFX Nebula Assets

Download Space and Nebula VFX assets here.

Space scenes are the highlights of sci-fi movies, and following the success of films such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Star Wars, we want to help you build your very own interstellar wonders!

We’ve just released an incredible bundle of 50 nebula matte-painting assets. These have all been individually created to seamlessly blend together to create spectacular setpieces in just minutes! Don’t believe us? Take a look at this tutorial which breaks down the process step-by-step in just one minute:

With a dozen different colour variations, you’ll have everything you need to mix and match these elements into perfection.

We have included the most important elements you could possibly need in a nebula: stars, wispy clouds of gas and all the fluorescent colours that your creative mind desires.

Download Space Nebula VFX Matte painting Assets

All of the nebula graphics are free to download at 720p resolution, while Pro users can access these at 2K (that’s 7 times as many pixels!). Pro users will also be able to download from the entire ProductionCrate library, which currently has over 5000 professional-grade assets for just $49 a year.

You can combine these with our other space-related content, including planet textures, orbiting rings and an impressive moon explosion.

Our newest addition to our asset library, RenderCrate, also offers some insanely detailed planet models, which can be imported to any 3D software such as Cinema4D and Blender.

Download Space Planet Explosion VFX Assets

Let us know what you create with these nebula VFX assets! If you’re interested in our other creative content, check out our apocalyptic matte-painting assets.

 

Download Space Matte Painting VFX Assets

Download space matte painting VFX assets here

Space is every VFX artist’s dream!

Planets, nebula, galaxies, stars, black holes and thousands of other interstellar features can be built together into a spectacular colorful mess.

In cinema, there are no rules to what our galactic scenery can look like. We can experience the dark and dangerous feel of Interstellar, or the vivid and lively action packed sets from Guardians of the Galaxy.

If you’re new here, ProductionCrate is a library of thousands of visual effects, sound effects, graphics and other creative resources – all available for you to download to save time and money! Here you can access a whole bundle of space related effects to build your incredible VFX projects.

Download Professional Matte Painting Space VFX Assets

One of our favorite collections is the huge array of nebula assets. These come as high resolution (4000×4000) graphics that you can composite into your space backgrounds. This can be done in most compositing software, such as After Effects, Hitfilm or Nuke. You may even drop several of them into your 3D software to create 3D nebulae instantly!

Download Professional Matte Painting Space VFX Assets

If you need to get started, check out our basic star texture background. This will be the perfect canvas for you to start building out your scene.

Download Professional Matte Painting Space VFX Assets

We’ll love to see what you create with these space VFX assets. You can check out a full tutorial which will breakdown the pipeline behind CGI a space scene.

If you want to check out even more cool content, have a look at our Helictoper VFX tutorial!

 

 

Create an Epic Space Scene

Using After Effects and Element 3D Adrian and Chris teach you some tricks to creating a cool space-travel scene!

 

FREE USS Space Crate 3D Model   Use our Free 3d Spaceship model with textures in your own space-scene!

FootageCrate Space Travel Assets   Here you can find our lightspeed and star assets

Chromatic Aberrator Script   The Chromatic Aberrator Script is available to Pro Members and is perfect for any space shot

Video Copilot ORB  We love this Free plugin from VideoCopilot.net – make sure to check it out

 

HD Planet Textures for your Space Scenes

Download your HD realistic planet textures here!

Planets are the unchallenged champions of establishing shots, with the power to transport a viewer to the other side of the universe in an instant. This is why some of the most iconic imagery in cinema history has featured these planetary spacescapes. Think of almost every opening scene in Star Wars, or the first minute of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Wall-E does a great job of using planets for storytelling too, as viewers can see how our entire planet has become polluted into a brown-muddy looking ball in future history.

We’ve taken the step to create these ultra HD planet texture maps to help you build your own space-scenes. Knowing that the universe has too many planets to count, we’ve made sure to feature many variations such as deserts, volcanic and ice planets.

How do you create the planets? Well, these textures can be applied to spherical surfaces either in 3D modelling programs such as 3ds Max, Cinema4d or Blender. If you’re wanting to keep it simple with Adobe After Effects, you can use the CC Sphere effect (in the Perspective category) to make the planet even quicker! Game creators can apply these textures in Unity to help make their sci-fi game even more stunning!

We have gone ahead and built out additional maps for even more control, such as height maps and illumination maps for the volcanic planets, so 3D artists can take their renders even further by giving true detail to their terrain.

Martian Planet VFX

Creating using our planet texture maps!