Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video 3D text creations, part of After Effects: 3D Typography.
…In this chapter, we are going to take a look at one…of the first tools that could do 3D type inside After Effects.…And I'm referring to Zaxwerks Invigorator Pro.…This plug-in has a lot of history and, at some…point was even bundled with the early versions of the software.…In this movie, we are going to take a look at the currently latest version of it.…Which is number eight, which according to the developers,…it is 25 times faster than the previous version.…
Over the years as more features were added to this effect, it became…a little bit intimidating, and in order to get the most out of it.…You need to step into a special interface,…which almost serves like a software within a software.…Luckily, most of the simple things like text…extrusion and support for After Effects lights and camera.…Are very easy to set up, so I'm going to start with recreating the 3D text and…then defining the materials and bevel settings, as…well as connect the expression that drives the animation.…
Our starting point is the same one, so I'm…
In this course, motion graphics veteran Eran Stern discusses the options and their pros and cons. He'll also compare 2D and 3D typography, and discuss techniques to ensure your work looks great and your message is clear. Plus, learn about tools that behave like subsoftware inside After Effects, allowing you to create stunning 3D text faster than ever before. From built-in tools to advanced third-party plugins, such as Element 3D, BCC Units, and Invigorator Pro, this is your chance to find out which one suits your needs and budget.
- Why good typography matters in motion graphics
- Creating faux 3D and pseudodepth
- Using the ray-traced 3D renderer
- Extruding text in C4D Lite
- Working with BCC Units 3D Objects, Invigorator Pro, and Element 3D
Skill Level Intermediate
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Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
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1. 3D Typography Essentials
2. 3D from 2D
Pseudo depth11m 38s
3. Ray-Traced 3D
4. CINEMA 4D Lite
5. Mettle ShapeShifter
6. Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) Units 3D Objects
7. Zaxwerks Invigorator PRO
8. Video Copilot Element 3D
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