Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding lights, part of After Effects Artist in Action: Eran Stern's Broadcast Design.
In this movie, we'll add lights to the scene and we'll place them in the best …place and also enable shadows and shading for selected layers. …I'm going to do it now because the next step will be to add some depth and …material, actually to create a 3D scene. And if we already have some light in the …scene, it will actually make more sense and you will see how the layers are …actually interacting with each other. I'm inside 3D, title's underscore two, an …After Effects project, which you can find inside the fifth folder of the project files.…
I already opened this composition, zero three adding lights, and we are ready to …start adding our lights. So let's go to the Layer menu and from …there choose to add a new light. Our first light will be a point light. …I also like to name my lights, so I am going to call this one point one. …The intensity is 100% and the color is white. …I'm going to say okay. And of course, we'll get the after effect …warning that lights will not effect to the layers, so let's hit Okay.…
- Designing a pack shot
- Creating a 3D basketball
- Matching color and texture
- Creating digital explosions
- Using the Proxy rendering method
- Adding focus and vignette
- Compositing and animation
- Creating 3D titles
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Designing a Pack Shot
2. Creating Elements
3. Video Treatment
4. Compositing and Animation
5. Creating 3D Titles
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