Basic 3D: Keyframe in 3D with After Effects Apprentice


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Keyframing in 3D

Next, let's just keyframe a really simple animation of these two layers, just so you can get a feel for what's the same and what's a little bit different about handling 3D layers in After Effects. First I'm going to go ahead and start these off in the same distance away from me, the same Z dimension. By the way, when two layers have the same Z dimension, then sorting order in the Timeline panel does matter as to who appears in front of whom. And I'm going to put Enter a New just slightly above Dimension, as we had before, maybe a little bit of on overlap, just like that.

We're going to animate both Position and Rotation of these layers. I'm pretty close to my ending pose, so I'm going to go later in time, like somewhere around say 3 seconds and just set up a bit of a Rotation for these layers. Now, remember, don't animate Orientation, animate Rotation. And I'll go ahead and give myself a little Rotation, perhaps like this. Then let's enter the ...

Keyframing in 3D
Video duration: 4m 55s 4h 49m Intermediate Updated Dec 06, 2012

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Keyframing in 3D provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 11: 3D Space

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