Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Quizzler challenge for CS6, part of After Effects Apprentice 11: 3D Space.
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For those of you using After Effects CS6 or later, we have a little…quizzler challenge for you.…How would you create this scene where we have a simple butterfly layer…wafting across our tulips?…Notice that its wings are flapping, while it's keeping a pretty even flight…across the front of our scene.…To solve this, you are going to have to combine something you've learned in…this lesson, with other information you've learned in prior After Effects…Apprentice lessons on how to create advanced animations.…I'll let you take this in a couple more times, and I'll show you the starting…composition, it's in the RT or ray-traced project file inside the Quizzler…folder, Butterfly*starter, and here we have a couple of lights, a distant…Parallel light simulating the sun, and Ambient light giving us a little bit…of fill. A camera, which has been aimed upward at the scene, I'll go ahead and…look at the 4 Views layout, set this to Fit up to 100%.…
There is our Camera, fit everything into view. Our butterfly, which is a flat piece…
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- Creating shadows
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- Importing a 3D model into Photoshop Extended
- Scaling in 3D
- OpenGL acceleration