In this tutorial learn how to use the vanishing point feature in Photoshop CS3 to create 3d layers for After EFfects CS3. This tutorial is a nice contrast to the 3D Projection Tutorials. It is also my very first CS3 Tutorial.
It has been a little over 2 years since the release of Element 3D V1 and I still remember it quite vividly. I recall staying up all night before the launch, trying to get everything done. I was nervous and excited. My son Josh had just been born a week earlier and I was working from home at the time. […]
Element 3D V2 is Now Available! We’ve been working on this plug-in for almost 2 years and we’re excited to release it! I’ve had to keep quiet for so long and now I can’t wait to show you what is possible! Top Features: Shadows and Improved Ambient Occlusion Dynamic Reflection Maps 3D Noise and Deform […]
Hey guys! Sorry it’s been a while since I’ve posted! I’ve been tucked away working on all sorts of things! Here is the thing: As some of you may know, I’m currently working at Bad Robot on a certain film that I can’t really talk about. Believe me it is a dream come true, so […]
One of my favorite new features in Element 3D V2 is the new 3D Noise options and deformation! Here are a few experiments where I use various bends and twists along with 3D distortion to stretch a sphere around. I don’t know what these things are but I feel like eating ice cream and licorice now! […]
Creating particles in After Effects is awesome! We have all used Particular and Particle world but why not combine those particles with some real ones! Sometimes you need to create elements that are so complex and organic that you are better off taking out the camera and making a mess. In this example we use […]