O'Reilly logo

After Effects for Designers by Chris Jackson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

8

3D Space in Motion

Step into the third dimension. After Effects allow you to position and animate layers in 3D space. It also explores the workflow between After Effects and CINEMA 4D. This chapter introduces CINEMA 4D Lite and how to start integrating 3D models into your motion design projects using the CINEWARE plug-in. Continue your journey in creativity using the Z-axis as your guide.

At the completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

    Create and animate 3D layers in After Effects

    Model extruded type in CINEMA 4D Lite

    Apply materials in CINEMA 4D Lite

    Add Lights in CINEMA 4D Lite

    Use the 3D Camera Tracker in After Effects

    Composite a 3D Object with CINEWARE

Entering 3D Space in After Effects

Up to this ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required