11. Using 3D Features

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Create a 3D environment in After Effects.

Look at a 3D scene from multiple views.

Create 3D text.

Rotate and position layers along x, y, and z axes.

Animate a camera layer.

Add lights to create shadows and depth.

Export an After Effects composition to use in Maxon Cinema 4D.

Import a Cinema 4D scene into After Effects.


This lesson will take approximately an hour to complete. Download the Lesson11 project files from the Lesson & Update Files tab on your Account page at www.peachpit.com, if you haven’t already done so. As you work on this ...

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