12 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.

  • Extrude 3D text in After Effects.

  • Use CINEMA 4D with After Effects.


This lesson will take about an hour to complete. If you haven’t already done so, download the project files for this lesson from www.adobepress.com/AfterEffectsCIB2020, following the instructions in the Getting Started section under “Accessing the lesson files and Web Edition ...

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