Multi-planing workaround in 2D


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Multi-planing workaround in 2D

The next subject I want to talk about with 3D is the concept of Multiplaning. To clean up my display, I've closed my previous comp. Since I'm going to show you two different ways of doing this, I'm going to select this composition and do Command+D on Mac, Ctrl+D on Windows to duplicate it. And I'll open up my duplicate to start out. What we have here are a wide variety of layers, representing shrubbery, different buildings, even clouds in the scene. And as we can see from the way these layers overlap, the shrubbery is closest to us, the skyscraper and the clouds are further away.

Now, normally when you're driving down the street looking out the side window of your car, things close to you move by faster. Things further away, such as clouds in the distance, appear to move slower. This is a natural phenomenon in the real world. However, that's not the way things happen normally in a 2D composition in After Effects. I'm going to press Home to turn back to Time 0. I ...

Multi-planing workaround in 2D
Video duration: 3m 21s 4h 49m Intermediate Updated Dec 06, 2012

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Multi-planing workaround in 2D 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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