Enabling ray tracing


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Enabling ray tracing

For the next several movies, you don't need any particular project file. I have just a brand-new project here. I am going to start with Composition > New Composition. I am going to make a comp that's NTSC D1 Widescreen Square Pixel just because I know it will fit on my screen at a 100%, and I want you to see what's going on at 100% resolution. I am going to create a brand-new text layer. Virtually everything I am going to show you in the next several movies applies to shape layers as well. I'll double-click, center my paragraph text, and type in something like raytrace.

Enter. Scrub this a bit bigger so I can see what's going on. I am going to bevel and extrude this type. Now, a general tip to keep in mind is that beveling adds to the size of your type. So it's a good idea to start with a thinner type like this, perhaps something like a Myriad light font. As soon as you start using things like bold fonts, small areas like inside A's or where characters are c...

Enabling ray tracing
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Enabling ray tracing provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer as part of the After Effects CS6 New Features

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