Creating render passes


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Creating render passes

Even though After Effects can do some pretty amazing things with 3D, one of the things that you need to get comfortable with is the idea that you should pre-render elements. So when you pre-render individual passes, you'll be able to actually bring those back into a project and create a more realistic-looking final composite. In our project here, we're going to focus on creating a render pass of just this 3D element by itself and then a separate pass for just the shadow that's coming out from behind it.

Again, the reason that we're doing this, it's going to give us flexibility, so when we bring these elements back in, we can use the blend modes, first off, because we won't need to be in the Ray-traced renderer. And secondly, we could apply some additional effects to some of the different layers to really add some pop to our graphic. So to get started, we need to look at the Project panel. We should definitely start to organize things and get it ready so when we rende...

Creating render passes
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Creating render passes 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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Video
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After Effects
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