Working with transparency and refraction


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Working with transparency and refraction

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, particul...

Working with transparency and refraction
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Working with transparency and refraction provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer as part of the After Effects CS6 New Features

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