Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with transparency and refraction, part of After Effects CS6 New Features.
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We've extruded and beveled our type.…Let's play around with transparency. This is one of the major new features that…the ray-traced renderer gives you.…So as I start to increase the Transparency, you will see parts of the back…services and back bevels of this text.…And you can see one of the reasons why I increased the Specular Highlight…Intensity: now you get some really nice kicks off of those bevels.…I am going to press C to return to the Unified Camera tool, right-click, and move…in a little bit closer, so you can see some more detail of what I'm doing here.…
I will also pull it down a little bit--…there we go--and press the V to back to my Selection tool.…You can see the more what's going on with transparency if you have a layer…behind. That layer behind can be 2D or 3D,…but there's reasons for it to be 3D, and I will show that in a second.…First, let's import a couple of stills.…I would recommend importing any large still images or footage that you have,…particularly ones that have interesting color or detail.…
- Understanding the global performance cache
- Using ray-traced rendering with beveling and extrusion
- Working with 3D Camera Tracker
- Performing rolling shutter repairs
- Adding variable mask feathering
- Working with CycoreFX HD plug-in
- Touring Imagineer Systems mocha AE and Adobe SpeedGrade
- Round-tripping between After Effects and MAXON CINEMA 4D
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Global Performance Cache
2. Motion Graphics Features
3. Visual Effects Features
4. Effects Updates
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