Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video Faux 3D using effects and layer styles, part of After Effects: 3D Typography.
…Before taking out the big guns, let's see…what we can do using some old school methods.…The following techniques will work fine under…some circumstances and can be very handy if…you only have access to previous versions of After Effect, such as CS5 or below.…In this movie I'll show you how to create fake 3D type…using layer styles as well as the alpha effect and the shutter effect.…I'll also point out their limitation of…these work flows and where they are breaking.…
This is the reason why I'm not including these tools in the official test.…However, the techniques you are about to learn can be very useful, if you don't…have a modern or hardware or when you are on a tight budget and a tight dead line.…Think of it as a bonus chapter in which you learn how to cheat in after effect.…Which is always fun.…Okay.…So let's begin.…Before I start, I just want to show you the structure of these project files.…
This is the same structure that we'll use across the whole course.…So every time you will open a project, you will…
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
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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