Using the Ambient Occlusion glow to create an energy animation


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Using the Ambient Occlusion glow to create an energy animation

Just before our phone reveals in the animation we want to create the effect and the impression on the user that the pistons are pumping energy into the platform. In order to do that we need to create a reveal on these pistons that's a little bit different than the reveal that we used for the stadium effect. And so we've already got our reveal layer, but what we need to do is adjust the keyframes and tweak it just a little bit to get the effect we're looking for. So what I am going to do is go to the Glow Reveal that's on the Stadium_ao PRE layer. I am going to select that layer and then hit U on the keyboard to bring up the keyframes.

And then I am going to solo out the Stadium_ao PRE. That's going to give me much better feedback when I am scrubbing through this animation. And so I am going to back up in time to about here and just before the phone reveals, that's where I want the piston energy to peak, just before the phone comes out of the platform. But I can&#...

Using the Ambient Occlusion glow to create an energy animation
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Using the Ambient Occlusion glow to create an energy animation provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D: Rendering Motion Graphics for After Effects

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