Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video More options: Multi-Object and Particle Replicator, part of After Effects: 3D Typography.
…After the initial design task is completed and we have our 3D…type extruded, we can explore more options that element 3D has to offer us.…In this movie I'll show you how to use the multi-object options…which will allow you to split the letters and control each one separately.…We're also going to see the ability to…work with 3D objects using the particle replicator system.…So I've saved my progress, and let's just move to around three seconds over here.…
In order to speed up the render time, I'm going to disable the motion…blur as well as double thicken the camera and also dismiss the depth of field.…Then let's return to the element 3D layer, and select it.…And let's go to the effect controls, and I'm going…to work with group number one which has our 3D type.…So let's open it up, and I'm going to open the particle look over here.…
And underneath I'm going to also open up…the multi-object option, and enable that multi object.…This can show you a couple of extra stuff that you can manipulate.…For example, if I'm going to change the size, you can see that we are controlling…
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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1. 3D Typography Essentials
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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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