Industrial Logo with Element 3D!

Here is another fun project I created using Motion Design 2 components and an extruded logo!

Mini Breakdown:

  • I started by taking some of those handy Motion Design 2 components and set them up with the Symmetry mode in E3D
  • This way I could create both sides of the design at once!
  • Using a copy of our logo star, I extruded the masks shapes
  • I used 2 Parallel lights with ray-traced Shadows.
  • I also used Ray-Traced Ambient Occlusion with a range of about 25 so it was only visible in creases.
  • Added some glow and color correction
  • The scene took longer to render than usual but still only a few seconds per frame at 2K!

Industrial Logo #Element3D

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4 weeks ago
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Element 3D V1.6.1 Ready to Download!

Element 3D V1.6.1 is now available to address many bugs and stability enhancements from V 1.6 plus this free wallpaper!

The update is free to current customers or you can get Element 3D  and join the 3D revolution!

https://www.videocopilot.net/products/element/update/

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