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Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

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Video Copilot Element 3D: 3D Object Based Particle Engine for After Effects

Element is a 3D object based plug-in for Adobe After Effects that allows for the import of C4D and OBJ files into a powerful, robust particle animation system. UV texture support, custom OpenGL render engine, 3D text options, and much more. View all Element 3D Products.

 

Beyond the Basics:
Everything you need to know to get started!

  • Customizing UI
  • Adding textures
  • Basic texture mapping options
  • Using animated custom texture maps
  • Material settings overview
  • Force Opacity
  • Using multiple Groups
  • Lighting & Ambient Occlusion

 

 

Importing Objects & Building Materials:
C4D tips, OBJ exporting and more!

  • Exporting 3D objects for Element 3D
  • Exporting from Blender & 3D Max (works with other software too)
  • Tips for working with C4D files in Element
  • Exporting multiple materials to view in Element
  • Rebuilding materials with texture images
  • Illumination maps and Occlusion maps
  • Advanced Shader design and adjustments

 

Extruding Masks & Text

Posted by Alicia