Creating live 3D effects


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Creating live 3D effects

Okay, so I've almost finished my character ready for animating in After Effects. But I need to make a hammer, for him to hold in his hand. And rather than try and draw it to look three-dimensional, I'm going to actually make a three-dimensional hammer, and then apply some effects to it, to make it look a bit more cartoony. So I'm going to go into my effect menu and into 3D and extrude and bevel. And if I click on preview you'll see what it does. It extrudes my circle and gives it some depth.

Now I'm going to change the rotation settings. I don't want it to be rotating on the X axis or the zed axis but only on the Y axis. And I know from a bit of experimentation that a value of 70 gets it at roughly the right angle as if he's looking at it while he's hitting something on the wall. And that's just through trial and error that I discovered that. I'm also going to bring down the extrusion depth rather, to 35, and that will just reduce the...

Creating live 3D effects
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Creating live 3D effects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the Animated Character Design with Illustrator

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