Adobe After Effects CS3 Advanced
Presenter: Ko Maruyama
Ko Maruyama has been specialized in the field of motion graphics for over six years. He has worked as a Visual Effects artist on several Emmy nominated advertising campaigns, music videos, and promotional campaigns. He was most recently the Visual Effects Supervisor behind the motion graphics-based multi-media Snickers campaign starring the Black Eyed Peas which released simultaneously on television, in print, and online.
Platform: Windows & MAC OS
Format: DVD-ROM & Online
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Get ready to dive in deeper than basic editing and compositing with these entertaining and educational videos on the advanced feature set in After Effects. You'll explore the 3D environment to understand better how to work with 3D cameras and add realistic lighting and shadows. Plus, test drive tools that you may have never ventured to try before, such as painting and keying. Ko wraps up the course with a closer look at the all new Puppetry and Shapes tools.
Running Time: 7 Hrs, 3 DVDs
Project Files: Included
- Now that you've mastered the 2D features found in the After Effects Essentials series, you're ready to understand the possibilities of 3D within After Effects.
- Learn how to combine painting, motion tracking, text and keying, so that you can approach any animation or composites in After Effects with confidence that you can get it done.
- Animating the 3D layers with a 3D camera can add dynamic, organic looks to your composite. The key to making this work is to understand how to manipulate the various parts of each 3D element.
- The puppetry tools help you deform layers in ways that you had never considered before. With an auto-tracing feature you can quickly start animating with this active tool.