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SandStorm Motion Kit

Sandstorm Motion Kit gives you the ability to creating stunning particle and dust effects from your images, no plugins required.

Create amazing static designs in Photoshop with the #1 best selling GraphicRiver item Sandstorm Photoshop Action. Take your results to the next level in After Effects, or work exclusively in After Effects.

*If working exclusively in After Effects, simply brush over your photo within After Effects, customize and render.

SandStorm Motion Kit

Create this highly detailed effect from your photos with just a few clicks. Customizable settings in After Effects allow you to completely transform your results, giving you maximum control. That’s right, no plugins, no pre-renders and no third party apps. You control the amount of particles, the turbulence, the particle distance and much, much more. Choose from 5 different directions: UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, or MIDDLE

The SandStorm Photoshop Action has been tested and working on Photoshop CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC+

The Motion Kit Exporter has been tested and working on Photoshop CS6.1, CC+
(CS6.1 Requires an Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription)

The SandStorm Motion Kit has been tested and working on After Effects CS6, CC+

The action will ONLY WORK IN THE ENGLISH VERSION OF PHOTOSHOP . If you are not using the English version of Photoshop, you can always change it to English
and then back again to your native language using this method.


Highly, highly recommend this script. Extremely customizable and the possibilities are endless. Thomas is also very responsive if you happen to run into any issues.

– bradcauchy

The template is absolutely fantastic and the author is super nice and answers immediately to every question.
I loved it! Incredible work, Thomas!

– fcasiraghi

Very nice and useful. Thank you.

– alcioneassociation

Excellent getting started guide. Had it up and running in few minutes on the first attempt.

– askshameer

Tools License

With the tools license, create unlimited end products and results. Buy it once and use it over and over again without worrying about licensing issues.

Sandstorm Motion Kit offers you the ability to create premium results in After Effects as a standalone script, so you can work exclusively in After Effects –¬†perfect for vfx and motion graphic artists.


Sandstorm Motion Kit includes the #1 best selling GraphicRiver item, SandStorm Photoshop Action. The download includes the full version of the action, including documentation, updates and support.

Export your designs using the Sandstorm Exporter, which targets specific layers to bring into After Effects.

Import your results using the SandStorm Motion Kit, a powerful After Effects script that builds a complex particle system based off your brushed areas.

Create detailed dissolving text results with the Text Preset for After Effects. Simply input your text and the preset transforms your text into weathered, particle emitting pieces.

The Best Results

For the best results using the action in Photoshop, it is recommended to use high resolution photos in the range of 1500px – 3500px. The optimal range is from 2000px – 3500px. The detail and clarity in the effects generated by the actions reduce the smaller your photo is.

For best results using the SandStorm Motion Kit in After Effects, we support exports at full HD (1920×1080).

Time Saving

Motion Kits are designed to save you hours, days, weeks or months of work. They are created in a way that both Photoshop and After Effects beginners and experts can use, saving you lots of time working on both personal or commercial projects.

We have put countless hours into putting the work in so you don’t have to. Create amazing designs and animate them in one click!


Demo Credit

Music: Blockbuster Teaser by WolfSound

Tips & Help

If you need support for the After Effects portion of the project, please message support@ThomasKovar.com. If you need support for the Photoshop portion of the project, please visit SevenStyles’s Photoshop Action FAQ. SevenStyles’s email address is listed on the help page if you are experiencing issues beyond whats covered on this page.



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Last Update December 20, 2016, 7:51 pm