Reflections in CS6


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Reflections in CS6

In this movie, we're going to move from Transparent layers, where you can see through them to the layers behind, to Reflective layers, layers that allow you to see the image that's in front of the layer being bounced off the face of the 3D object you're looking at. I'm going to open up the comp Raytrace4-Reflections*starter. I have some extruded and beveled text in front of a still image that has been placed in 3D Space. And to get a better view of what's going on I'm going to change my layout to 2 Views - Vertical. Up top is my Active Camera, so I can see what's going to render, and down below I have a top view of my scene where I can see most of the layers, but let's improve this view.

I'm going to select View > Look at All Layers, and that will initially resize my views so they all fit inside this viewport. I'm going to press 'C' to bring up the Unified Camera tool, right-click and drag to zoom back a little more in scene, and give mys...

Reflections in CS6
Video duration: 7m 35s 4h 49m Intermediate Updated Dec 06, 2012

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Reflections in CS6 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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Video
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After Effects
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