Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Light falloff, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
Another thing that can really add depth and realism to your 3D animations is lighting. …And we're going to have a look at lighting here. …In 3D animation AEP, which you can find in O8 3D animation folder, which is in …the source files folder. And in there, you'll find 4a. …And things are here to stay start. If you double-click that to open it. …And select all one background comp. And if the layers close, just double hit …the U key to open up, values that have changed from the default setting.…
And you'll notice that I've scaled this up. …And if I scale it down, you can see it. And adjusted the angle so that it's …forming a ground plane. And this is just my background comp movie. …And at the moment it's using a proxy so it's rendering fairly quickly even though …it's a 3D layer and that I've moved it in 3D space. …On top of that I have my text which has animators applied to it and it's at the …same angle as the layer underneath it, it's at minus 70 degrees. …So it's kind of facing the camera a little bit, tilted towards the camera a …
- Working with audio
- Preparing source files
- Structuring your After Effects project
- Working with shapes and effects
- Optimizing performance
- Animating text
- Creating 3D animation
- Using expressions to create motion
- Rendering your final movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Working with Audio
2. Preparing Source Files
3. Structuring Your After Effects Project
4. Working with Shapes
5. Working with Effects
6. Optimizing Performance
7. Animating Text
8. Creating 3D Animation
9. Using Expressions to Create Motion
10. Rendering Your Final Movie
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