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3D Motion Graphics for 2D Artists. Conquering the Third by Bill Byrne

By Bill Byrne

Add 3D in your mograph skillset! For the skilled second artist, this lavishly illustrated, four colour booklet offers the necessities to development and compositing 3D components into your second global of movie and broadcast. recommendations and strategies are provided in concise, step by step tutorials, thousands of that are featured all through. Featured functions contain Photoshop, Illustrator, After results, and Cinema 4D.

Lessons contain exploring the extended 3D performance of the Adobe inventive Suite functions (After results, Photoshop, and Illustrator) via a sequence of useful tutorials. extra complicated classes then stick with, with tutorials and perception supplied in particularly geared classes for second artists operating in Cinema 4D, 3ds Max, and ZBrush.

4-color presentation is extra more desirable by means of a variety of sidebars, counsel, and "gotchas" to monitor for through-out the publication. The DVD comprises hours of venture documents with that you may paintings alongside the tutorials within the book.

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8. Next turn your attention to the settings below Self-Illumination. The kind of flower we are going for here doesn’t have a glossy surface so lower the Glossiness setting to 0%. Also, lower Shininess to 0%. To make the little bud in the middle, I added a new layer that I painted yellow, and I used the New 3D Shape From Layer option from the 3D menu. Then I used the 3D Scale tool to make it small enough to fit nicely in the center. Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 47 48 Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D Creating a 3D Scene in Photoshop, and Using After Effects for Animation For as long as I’ve been using After Effects (I started with version 4 back in 1999), folks have been pining for more 3D capabilities.

I feel like college-aged students right now have a real appreciation for craft, do you think that 3D has had an influence on this? Oh, definitely. 3D has set this bar for quality. That bar has been set, and they are working to get their 2D stuff to that level of quality. Is there any movie that you’ve seen that you wished you worked on? Ratatouille, my favorite Pixar film. The Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist. There’s a lot actually. 5 DESIGNING FOR DEPTH: ILLUSTRATOR 3D TECHNIQUES There are a number of techniques that can be used in Adobe Illustrator to add depth to your work.

Can you share a moment when you found something really inspiring? ’ This other kind of thing, fine art, is for people who live under bridges. Until I saw Basquiat. That film inspired me and made me really excited about fine art, it made me think this is something I can do and I don’t have to be ashamed of it. Once that door opened I saw how I could combine that interest in fine art with my skills in graphic design and animation. What aspect of the 3D skillset appealed to you as an artist with a background in traditional media and 2D animation?

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