Adding lights and working with Material Options


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Adding lights and working with Material Options

Now when it comes to covering lights and materials inside of After Effects, you can't really have one without the other. So we have a lot of ground to cover and I want to give you a good broad overview of how lights and materials work together. In the interests of time, I have prebuilt our project. Now understand later on, I'll show you the inner workings of how to actually add a light to the scene, but for now broad brush strokes. When you're dealing with lights, you have to deal with the Material Options and Material Options are controlled by the renderer and of course the renderer is set where? In the composition.

So I need to check this composition to see what renderer we're working on. So if you look in the timeline, I have the 3D comp and in the upper left corner of the Comp Viewer, I'm in the 3D comp. So if you double-click the 3D comp, you can see okay, that's what I have opened, great. But if you look in the upper right corner of the Comp Viewer, the Render...

Adding lights and working with Material Options
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Adding lights and working with Material Options provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CS6 Essential Training

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