Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video Extrude the explode layers, part of After Effects: 3D Typography.
…Now that we have our main 3D text using Invigorator Pro 3D in place,…we need to add the Explode shapes, and place them under the 3D text.…We are going to achieve it using the same instance of Invigorator Pro 8,…by adding and defining two vector shapes, to the same set up.…So, I've saved my progress, and I'm going to select…the Invigorator Pool layer, and go over to the Effects Controls.…
Over here we are still working under Object, Object Set…one, and we need to get inside the full interface, so.…Click on the set up board.…And let's move from this point.…Once again, I'm going to scroll down and…make sure that I'm selecting object set number one.…So all the object that I'm going to add will be part of this set.…Now, let's go to the Object menu over here.…
And choose to import and Illustrator file.…We are going to navigate to the Exercise Files.…And from the footage folder, under the AE files, here are our two shapes.…We are going to start with the Explode Inner.ai, and choose Import.…This layer is brought inside the same interface, so…
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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2. 3D from 2D
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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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