Lynda – Element 3D Essential Training Author Chad Perkins | subject Video, Motion Graphics | software: After Effects CS6, Element 3D V1 | level Appropriate for all duration 4h 57m | released Feb 11, 2013 | Project files not included | 1.22 GB
Element 3D is a third-party plugin that allows actual 3D models to be created from scratch or exported to Adobe After Effects, and rendered and composited at a high level of quality and impressive speed. Element 3D Essential Training walks you through the entire workflow and feature set. Author Chad Perkins starts with an introductory project to get you comfortable with the overall workflow in Element 3D, including transforming objects, applying materials, and lighting scenes. The course then details how to create 3D text and shapes, apply translucency and reflections, animate objects, and polish your projects with effects like ambient occlusion and motion blur. The course concludes with an advanced project that leverages each of these techniques.