2 NEW TUTORIALS: AE & 3D Max

Ancient Titles:
In this tutorial we will create 3D particles that only appear in the light and build a soft faded shadow for our golden title, all inside Adobe After Effects.

3D Max Soft Shadows:
In this tutorial we will build a simple light array for casting soft shadows in our scene. This simple method yields fast rendering times, especially when compared to other GI solutions, plus the scene can animate without flickering.

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6 years ago
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97 Comments

Turisma
4 years ago
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They stole it from You.
Awesome! Great tutorial from great man)
Khadim Rassoul MBOW
6 years ago
It's really great what u are doing.
Khai
6 years ago
I saw this on dateline. Did you do this?
suren
6 years ago
good work sir
Chicho
6 years ago
Desde España:
Andrew eres un autentico monstruo. Tus tutoriales son geniales.
Muchas gracias maestro.
TyLy
6 years ago
Thanks. Very cool
6 years ago
Too cool. Cus u rule
6 years ago
Thanks! Good work!
Asher
6 years ago
Hey Andrew and the video copilot gang. Fantastic tutorials! Just a request though: Could you update the Mobile Website with these tutorials? I watch a lot of your tutorials from an iPod touch to save ram, so that'd be sweet if y'all could do that. Thanks and keep up the great work!

Also, I just saw star trek. Good job on the title design, Andrew.
Karim
6 years ago
Excelente tutorial, siempre con grandes ideas.
6 years ago
just can't think some ways but to thank you on your 90th clip. all clips are remarkably great and with tremendous efforts you have put and come with this dedicated works.... Truly appreciated, dude. best power
Ashu
6 years ago
andrew you are my idle dude. awesome work
6 years ago
Hi from France !

hey, just another post to say that your tuts are awesome !
I watch the "ancient titles" two times, just because I love it !
you have great ideas with great outcomes !
YOU ARE THE (AE) MAN ! haha !
Sandy
6 years ago
As usual once again amazing tut, Andrew Rockz.
Gabriel
6 years ago
Freakin' amazing tutorial Mr. Kramer!
Just one question. How did you make the O letter more brighter?
6 years ago
Hi from Venezuela,

Excellent tutorial.
Modisana
6 years ago
Yeah..I agree with Stefan... a lot... obviously if u start making 3D tutorials it'll mean more work for you guys and you already have enough work as it is dealing with all of us, but look inside your hearts and you will see that you really want to do this, you want to make all of us 3D tutorials because the entire Video Copilot team is fully of kind and compassionate people,... especially Lam Soya...I mean...Sam Loya :-D

Hahahaha...just kidding dude... but seriously though... It'll be really cool if you had a 3D section on the site and I'm sure that it will get as much support as AE and if you eventually sold products for it or even some tutorials people would buy them...I know I would.

P.S. Cause you guys are kind and compassionate people...Especially Lam Soya,...Dammit...I mean Sam Loya :-D
Prashant K
6 years ago
3D tutorial after long time. Great stuff and hats off to you to your knowledge.

Wanna to see how you made the "The Bullet" promo; especially the text explosion effect.Will you be making the tutorial for the same??
Chris
6 years ago
Outstanding stuff--thanks, Andrew! I'll be playing with this in Blender.
6 years ago
Andrew Kramer TV!
Matt in MO.
6 years ago
Just used it for our church media production logo. Amazing work King Kramer
Adam Sklar
6 years ago
Andrew.. Jeez. You a a bloody mind reader!
I'm making a trailer for my film, And I was hoping to have titles like this, And what happens.. You release a tut on it.

I love you man. (Not in a homosexual way of course).

:D
V3
6 years ago
Awesome, 2 tutorials in 1 day :P That'll keep me busy for a good while.
6 years ago
happy happy joy joy happy happy joy joy
gfx
6 years ago
you know one of theese days we have to give you something in return for theese awesome tutorials!!!!!!!!!!MAN THAT'S AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!YOU ARE AWESOME!!!5 STARS FROM ME!!!!!ITS BETTER THAN RENDERING IN VRAY FOR 1000 YEARS!!!!!!
Baloo
6 years ago
Andrew You're just awesome ! For my first film (Star Trek 3) i want you on visual effects ^^
6 years ago
Cool! I was waiting for this one(the 3ds Max one)
Edi films
6 years ago
It must be Christmas!
Dario
6 years ago
Great as usual Prof. Kramer. It is an honor to have you bestow some of your wisdom upon us. XD
Bestia!
6 years ago
Yeah!




Im gonna watch it!


Thank YOU!
Yura
6 years ago
Great! Thx from Ukrain:)
6 years ago
hehe....new stuff from andrew....so happy to hear that
PatrikTG
6 years ago
Nice one, I hope that people see the "Underwater Scene" effects you used here.
cocacola ftw!
6 years ago
Double tutorial day?! With 3DS Max??! *Head explodes into candy*
Knappy
6 years ago
So... @ 5:06 on the ancient titles tut... did you lave out the duplicate layer? Did you duplicate or do some adjustment?
Stefan
6 years ago
I think that opening each page in a new tab is way better instead of opening in the same page this way people will get lost very easily! Andrew great tutorials man! The tutorial about 3Ds Max is awesome! You should start make tutorials about 3D max I think that many people will watch your 3D tutorials. You can create 2 sections for tutorials 3Ds Max and AE. And maybe 3D tracking and this way you can show people how to create cool composites, for example how to take a clean plate footage 3D track it and then create in 3Ds Max some CG elements and finally composite all the passes and stuff in After Effects. I think that it will be freaking awesome and you will increase the number of people coming to your site everyday. Anyways that's just a suggestion. Keep up the good work and hopefully you will start to work on some other big film productions, maybe Transformers 3.. :) who knows :P
JK
6 years ago
Really nice tuts but does every page have to open in a new window/tab in this site? Little bit annoying.
6 years ago
lolllll am happy today and thest tuts +happyness to me ^^ thx anderew
hop to meet u one day in this live if not so in the next one
David W.
6 years ago
GO Kramer GO!Thanks for keeping us in suspense for so long! :)
terminatorvf
6 years ago
OMG 2 AT THE SAME TIME!!! YAY!!! :D
Alex
6 years ago
Two new tutorials? OMG Kramer, you're awesome!!!
Deadhunt(rus)
6 years ago
I want more tutorials 3d max)
Thank you, Andrew! Good word!
6 years ago
thnx. great stuff, again. you are the after effects bob ross, teaching the people the basics of how to make nice looking pictures :)
killerz
6 years ago
Andrew rocks again...
aviv
6 years ago
I realy thank you for uploading 2 tutorials at ones ^^
6 years ago
Awesome! You did great! Andrew!

Thanks !
SASMHS
6 years ago
Thanks Andrew ! ;)
6 years ago
these are pretty decent! thanks
nitro
6 years ago
I watched the AE tutorial and it's very nice, thanks Andrew. I think I'm gonna use it :)
6 years ago
I loved em both.

Can't wait for AE2 and other tuts!
-David
6 years ago
sorry Max, no refunds :)
MaxStudiosâ„¢
6 years ago
Cool!!! But i prefer the ancient tutorial
6 years ago
Wonderful
Keep It Coming.
Ethan
6 years ago
Amazing !!!
Matthew
6 years ago
Two in one! Once again they both look amazing! Great job Andrew ;)
6 years ago
thanks Andrew :)
Nuutti
6 years ago
Cool! Two new tutorials. You rock!
Jake The Muss
6 years ago
Great tutorials again.

Thank you :)
Pablo
6 years ago
you use the coca cola logo, but when you are thirsty you drink pepsi! jajajaj that was a god one!

amazyng the fx of the shadow and the ligth in after, really smart!

thanks andrew! Thanks VC!!!
Pradeep
6 years ago
gr8 stuff.In lost season finale when sayids lover get hit by the car i was like 'i know this stuff' excellent and thanks mate
6 years ago
Man Andrew, you've done it again!!!! I can't pull myself away from my PC!! lol

Keep 'em coming!!
Mr. Jones
6 years ago
Alex. This is your boss. You're fired. Your last paycheck will come by monday. Bye.
Alex
6 years ago
Awesome! I know what I'll be doing tomorrow instead of working..hahaha

Thanks Andrew!
illd
6 years ago
Nice and really usefull Tutorials. I hope somebody "translates" the Max tutorial to C4D.
IJAHman
6 years ago
Great and useful tutorial...
No tuts to throw :D
Tulza
6 years ago
So... you r back and full of tips!!
Nice tou have you back again and working... king.
Bye.
6 years ago
do you have any plan to do tutorials on Cinema 4D like you do on Max sometimes?
6 years ago
Ive been waiting on this one for a while. Worth every second. Thanks for another great
Russ
6 years ago
Great as always. I'm not a fan of MAX though. I'd rather see the tutorial in Blender.
Diego G.
6 years ago
Tutorial #90! Congratulations man!
6 years ago
awesome, i was waiting for the 2nd final result - tutorial :)
kr2
6 years ago
thank you baby jesus!!!
mohammed ali
6 years ago
awsome
Shavkat
6 years ago
Thanks a lot Mr.Kramer. 2 tutorials in one day that's pretty awsome.
James price
6 years ago
Cool and the gang.
RemingtonM
6 years ago
Thanks so much Andrew! I've been waiting for these! Now I know how I'm spending my evening
6 years ago
OMG!!!! I am so happy!

I am going to watch both NOW!
-David
6 years ago
Hey guys, I just made the same tut for Cinema 4d
i will post the link when its uploaded.
Thanks for the tuts andrew
6 years ago
Thanks Andrew, I've been looking forward to these! Keep up the good work.
Djcapox
6 years ago
Yo cool
6 years ago
I wanna dip
Prodat TV
6 years ago
One is great, but twice is awesome.

Wake up guys Videocopilot is back today!!!
6 years ago
AWESOME! Double awesome I mean...
suvil
6 years ago
wow!! diuble bonanza!! thnx andrew
6 years ago
Just recorded an own new Tutorial for my Site^^ Then looking on yours an i found some new tutorials too :P

regards

Sascha
TJ
6 years ago
Cool!
6 years ago
It's incredible how real those shadows look
Tim
6 years ago
Brilliant!
You've done it again!
I love the Soft lighted titles, they look brilliant.
6 years ago
2 TUTORIALS IN 1 ONE. OMG YOU ARE AWESOME.
Anthony
6 years ago
Awesome more tutorials, now i have something to learn while i wait for the Action essentials HD and the video blog!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jan Grohn
6 years ago
surely fun to watch!
connor
6 years ago
Thanks man, ill watch them tonight.
6 years ago
You are unbelievable, thanks
Kyle
6 years ago
Awesome Can't wait to see them!
rb
6 years ago
good stuff :D
Flim By Tim Productions
6 years ago
Another great tutorial your awesome andrew kramer
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