Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Animating the resulting layers in After Effects, part of After Effects Apprentice 11: 3D Space.
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Finally, the payoff, after you've prepped your file inside Photoshop and have…all these individual layers painted up as necessary and you've saved it as a…layered PSD file, you can go back into After Effects, select the folder you want…to import this into, such as My Comps, and do Command+I on Mac, Ctrl+I on…Windows, select your file.…If you've been working on your own version, select that and import it, if not,…inside your Exercise Files, inside Sources, you'll see Samoan scene.psd.…
This is the version that I cut up a few years ago when we did not have…Content-Aware Fill and I only used the clone brush, and you'll see it's nowhere…near as good as you can do with more recent version of Photoshop.…There are reasons occasionally to upgrade, and Content-Aware Fill is one of them.…Anyway, Open.…I do indeed want a composition, I want to retain the layer sizes, earlier…versions will say crop layers.…Live Photoshop 3D doesn't matter to me, now I'll click OK.…I have all my individual layers again and I have my Samoan scene as a…
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- Managing multiple 3D views
- Auto-orienting cameras along a path
- Creating shadows
- Understanding Vanishing Point Exchange
- Importing a 3D model into Photoshop Extended
- Scaling in 3D
- OpenGL acceleration