By Trish Meyer

Take your After results talents to a brand new point! Twelve step by step tutorials, designed by means of pros, discover various artistic methods as they educate valuable layout recommendations and creation techniques.Updated for After results 6.5, this re-creation covers the main major model five and six positive aspects together with 3D house, cameras, lighting, parenting, textual content, animation presets, paint, and expressions. every one rigorously dependent venture provides the "why" at the back of the stairs, so that you can adapt those innovations on your personal designs and movement snap shots paintings. All comprise undying ideas that would be of use for a few years to come.After results in construction additionally includes six case stories of business tasks created via award-winning studios similar to ATTIK, trust, Curious photos, The Diecks team, Fido, and the authors' personal studio, CyberMotion. those element the mixing of After results, 3D courses, reside motion, and numerous animation recommendations, revealing the inventive ideas in the back of the spots in addition to the artistic concepts used to execute them. The enclosed DVD includes QuickTime video clips of every of the ultimate animations, permitting you to step via them frame-by-frame so that you can study them intimately. Take your After results abilities to a brand new point! Twelve step by step tutorials, designed by means of execs, discover numerous ways as they train priceless layout techniques and creation methods.

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STEP 45: Locate to time 05:25 in your comp, just before that downbeat. Create a new Solid by either using the shortcut Command+Y (Control+Y) or the menu item Layer>New>Solid. Give the solid a good name such as “My Flare”, click on the Make Comp Size button, and select black as its color. Click OK. ) STEP 46: With the new layer selected, choose the plug-in Effect> Knoll Light Factory>Light Factory LE (provided free on this book’s DVD). A nice bright spark, with a series of lens reflections, will slash across your black solid.

As this section was more “to taste,” don’t be too concerned if yours looks different. But if you want to make sure your results match the illustrations from here on, duplicate ours, rename it “My_Atomic Cafe_28”, and continue. Precomposing the Background Once you’ve finalized your mix of the background layers, it’s time to give them their own composition. This will tidy up the timeline by consolidating (or “grouping”) the four layers down to one, and make it easy to turn the background on and off as a group.

With My_Atoms_precomp still selected and with the time marker at 06:10, press Option+] (Alt+]) to trim out the end of this layer. Save the project and twirl up the My_Atoms_precomp layer. Compare your version with our [AtomicCafe_after Step 36]. Animating the Café Title More on Music There is an article in the Goodies folder on the DVD that came with this book – Timing Video to Audio – which goes into greater detail about matching animation moves to music. The word Café will get a different treatment.

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