Intro to lighting techniques


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Intro to lighting techniques

If you're joining me from the last video, this scene probably looks pretty familiar. But if it's new to you, check it out. We've got a ground plane, our ALL Winter text in three-dimensional space, and then we have a point light which is just kind of tinting the scene a little bit yellow, and then we have a parallel light which is helping illuminate the scene overall just a little bit from the back, and then the spotlight, which is our primary light. There are some features that a lot of people tend to gloss over or miss when they first get started, and I want to just sort of bring those to light here in this video about lighting techniques, because you need to know these little, fine details if you want to take your designs to the next level.

So the first thing I want to explain is the shadow depth. Right now, if we grab our Orbit Around tool, and orbit around to the back side of the type, as you can see here--here let me zoom in to 100%--the shadows look pretty good. Our t...

Intro to lighting techniques
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Intro to lighting techniques provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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