Here is a sample of what’s coming up on Video Copilot. The idea is to make your CG objects cast shadows in the real world. The first image shows a Text Layer in AE casting a shadow on the street using a transparent solid layer. The second example is a 3D object with a matte/shadow material on a floor plane. This material allows only the shadow to render on the object so you are able composite in a live action scene.
March 23rd, 2008
I’ve been playing around in Element 3D a lot and I was thinking about starting some kind of animation challenge. It’s actually been a fun free-form exercise to create something without specific parameters or rules. To design this way feels very organic and mistakes help to drive new ideas. Plus it’s an excuse to practice new techniques. […]
A Hero Will Rise on the Video Copilot Show!
UPDATE: Just want to let you know we are exporting and doing some final quality control and hope to upload soon! I waited all day to make this graphic so that I would be sure the episode is ready! So far I’ve only slept about 5 hours in the last 3 days trying to get […]
Another New Plug-In! (APRIL FOOLS)
We brought you Optical Flares, Element 3D, Saber and now here is Glass Eyes! Don’t waste your time with fake april fools pranks, this is a real plug-in that you can download right now! Key Uses: Create creepy videos Fix wedding videos Improve your favorite movie scenes Add personality Features: Custom Pupils Pupil Size Control […]