Transparency in CS6


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Transparency in CS6

I'm going to start by cleaning up my display by closing all of my compositions as well as unnecessary panel,s such as the Footage panel, and twirl open a couple of folders, bring the Comp panel forward again. In next couple of movies, I want to explore transparency in the ray-traced renderer, and in particular, I want you to understand the difference between transparency and opacity. I am going to open up this Comp, ray trace 3-Transparency*starter, and to start out with, we have a Light, a Camera, some 3D text, which has already been extruded and beveled.

You'll see I've played around with the parameters a little bit here, where I've increased both the Diffuse and Specular Intensities up to 75%, and reduced the size of my specular hotspot a little bit by increasing Specular Shininess above its default. And I currently have a 2D Background layer, and in the next movie in particular, we'll see what is the difference between the background being 2D or 3D, but first let&#...

Transparency in CS6
Video duration: 4m 20s 4h 49m Intermediate Updated Dec 06, 2012

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Transparency 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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