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147. Advanced 3D Light Rays
• Create 3D Light Rays inside After Effects
• Add light beams to 3D Camera tracked footage
Posted on Feb 11, 2014
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Servante Coba
11/17/2020
My after effects 2020 is saying there is an error with expression error. What did I do wrong?
Tarik
09/18/2020
Just figured out my problem below.
In case someone have the same problem:
my 3d renderer was set to "cinema 4d" instead of "classic 3d" inside composition setings
Tarik
09/18/2020
Thanks! This is a great tutorial.
I have a problem,
after adding and adjusting the curves to the [fractal noise] layer, he makes it a 3D layer and then change the blending mode to "screen". The blending mode drop down disappears after I enable 3D in that layer.

Anyone know how I do that (3d + blending mode)?
Kevin
06/10/2020
thisComp.layer("Point").toComp({0,0,0,});

Gives me:
After Effects warning: Expression disabled
Error at line 1 in property "Center of layer 2 ('Volume light') in comp 'Volume light'
Syntax error: Unexpected token,
thisComp.layer("Point").toComp({0,0,0});

Can anyone help me?
vikas
07/15/2020
make c capital of tocomp and there are square brackets [], and add a coma, afte last 0
DELWIN
04/14/2020
HI SIR IS THERE ANY TUTORIAL DESCRIBING HOW TO MAKE LIGHT RAYS COMING OUT WHEN WE OPEN A BOOK ?? PLZ HELP
David J Englander
01/04/2020
Which font was used for the "GLOW" example?
14:20
pranab Das
10/01/2018
Is there any plug in needed
Orlando
06/11/2019
Nope
Humphrey
09/14/2018
Error pops out..expression disabled . Function thiscomp.layer().tocomp is undefined

After introducing an expression
Thiscomp.layer("point").tocomp([0,0,0]);

Please help
chris
11/13/2018
had same problem myself. made it a capital c in comp and also there is a comma after the last zero if you look closer. thisComp.layer("Point").toComp([0,0,0,]);
Md. Yusuf Ali
05/15/2018
Composition screen always black problem. please help me?
George Ding
05/07/2018
At 16:36, i am wondering why i don't have mask 2. Does anyone know the reason and solutions?
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