Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with reflections, part of Element 3D Essential Training (2013).
One of the best material attributes in all of Element is Reflection.…Now, the reflections, as well as some other objects and elements that we'll…talk about later on throughout this chapter, the Reflections in Element 3D are not exact.…So, we can't have this ground bouncing up and reflecting on the bottom part of this object.…It just doesn't work like that.…But, the good news is, is that reflections don't have to, the human eye is very…forgiving when it comes to reflection.…So, the reflections that we have here in Element 3D will work fantastic 99%…of the time for you.…
So, what we're going to do is we're going to learn how to apply basic…reflections, and also how to customize those reflections.…Let's go over to the Reflection Basics composition, select the Element…layer, click Scene Setup.…Nothing has been done here yet by the way.…We'll go ahead and click on Icons, and we'll scroll down, and go ahead and…click on the Wi-Fi logo;…little Wi-Fi symbol here.…It's important to know that when you bring in one of these base models, it…
- Assigning objects to groups
- Adjusting basic object transform properties
- Creating 3D objects from text and masks
- Working with bevel presets
- Creating custom materials
- Adding illumination
- Creating bumps with normal maps
- Using replicator shapes
- Animating with the animation engine
- Creating a shallow depth of field
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Creating Your First Project
3. Overview of Element 3D
4. Working with 3D Objects
5. Creating 3D Objects
6. Working with Materials
7. Particle Replicators
8. Integrating with After Effects
9. Using the Animation Engine
10. Adding Polish
11. Final Project: Building a Space Scene
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