Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video 3D text workflow, part of After Effects: 3D Typography.
…The last player in this game is one of the…most popular plugins for After Effect in the last two years.…And this is of course VIDEO COPILOT Element 3D.…In its core it's a 3D object-based particle engine.…But it can also extrude text and masks from the After Effects timeline.…Element has dozens of controls and sliders as well as Special…Interface, which is were you design, extrude and texture your object.…
It has a different approach to a 3D type…than what we already saw, but once you wrap…your head around it, it can create a very…sophisticated bevels which works very fast inside of the software.…So in this movie, I'm going to show you…how to apply the effect, and then extrude live text.…And also set materials, and position it in…the necessary place in this after effects composition.…We are starting from the same point, so I open up another copy of our base comp.…
This is what we have so far, let's just create a quick run preview.…Couple of layers which are already animating inside of this timeline.…We have this explode shape which is driven by an expression.…
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
Mograph Techniques: Creating a Product Endpagewith Ian Robinson1h 50m Intermediate
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011)with Angie Taylor7h 16m Appropriate for all
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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