Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video Improving the background, part of After Effects Artist in Action: Eran Stern's Broadcast Design.
In this movie, we are going to add hints of light to the background layer, just to …add more definition and dimension to the whole scene. …I'm inside the projectdesignandsetup_3, which you can find as file. …Now, I'm going to turn off the visibility for the other layers just to be left with …the background color by itself. Now, to generate our light source, we're …actually going to use a solid layer with two masks.…
So, I'm going to go to the Layer menu and from here I'm going to create a new solid. …I'm going to sample the brightest color I can see on the screen here from my …background design and I'm going to name this layer Lights. …Make sure it is comp size and choose Okay. …Now I'm going to drag this layer just on top of my background layer. …And then from that Mask Options here, I'm going to choose the Ellipse tool.…
And now I'm going to freely create two ellipse on the screen. …One basically over here and you can always use the Space Bar if you want to …move it around. So, I'm keep holding my mouse and using …
- 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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