Join Rob Garrott for an in-depth discussion in this video 006 Rendering type in a seamless environment, part of Design in Motion.
Hi! Rob Garrott here and welcome to Design in Motion, the weekly series where we…explore important fundamentals in the world of motion graphics.…Seamless environments for type and logos are very popular these days.…The technique for doing them is really pretty simple though if you combine…CINEMA 4D and After Effects. Let's take a look.…This is the piece that we are going to be creating in CINEMA 4D and After Effects.…Let me hit Play on this and I'll play it back a couple of times.…The hallmark of this style is a lack of definition in the environment.…
There is really no indication of where we are in space except for the type's…contact with this virtual floor.…I've got a shadow being cast.…I've also got a little bit of Ambient Occlusion where the type intersects the…floor, and that's the only indication of the ground plane.…If it weren't for those artifacts then there would be a type floating on a white background.…This contact with the floor is really what gives the scene dimension and gives…
- Communicating emotion using color correction
- Using expressions to control animation
- Rendering type in a seamless environment
- Doing more with less in the After Effects render queue
- Creating bouncing animated type using dynamics
- Creating realism with Global illumination
- Working with Xrefs to simplify the workflow
Skill Level Intermediate
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