Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the final polish, part of Element 3D Essential Training (2013).
In this chapter, we saved the best for last. We've got a couple of really cool…tricks for you, things that I played around with while I was doing this project.…Here is this fighter ship shot project. And, what we're going to do is we're going…to go to the Solo column of the element bad guys layers, just so we can solo this…ship, and get rid of all the junk in the background. [00:00:1.18] Now, one of the things I did is I have this cool exhaust.…The fire is kind of coming out of the back of the plane. Actually, let me back…up a little bit, there, so we could see it a little bit more clearly. And, it looks…pretty cool. And, one of the things that I did to make this is I went to the…Element bad guys. And, we'll just go ahead and click on that layer, and go to the…Scene Setup in the Element layer.…
And, you'll notice that there is this EngineLight. This is a really beefy model,…so it's going to take a second to load.…But what happens is that there is this EngineLight texture that goes on the…
- Assigning objects to groups
- Adjusting basic object transform properties
- Creating 3D objects from text and masks
- Working with bevel presets
- Creating custom materials
- Adding illumination
- Creating bumps with normal maps
- Using replicator shapes
- Animating with the animation engine
- Creating a shallow depth of field
Skill Level Appropriate for all
2. Creating Your First Project
3. Overview of Element 3D
4. Working with 3D Objects
5. Creating 3D Objects
6. Working with Materials
7. Particle Replicators
8. Integrating with After Effects
9. Using the Animation Engine
10. Adding Polish
11. Final Project: Building a Space Scene
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