Turn a 2d photo into a 3d animation with After Effects!

Zoltan Siket, motion graphic designer

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21 Lessons (1h 46m)
    • 1. Turn a 2D photo into a 3D animation with After Effects

      1:22
    • 2. About the course's structure

      2:50
    • 3. Why Photoshop is useful for this course?

      0:46
    • 4. The basics of Photoshop - interface

      5:28
    • 5. Importing files and important tools

      6:40
    • 6. Creating the folder system

      1:25
    • 7. Preparing the PSD file for After Effects

      16:50
    • 8. Settings and interface of After Effects

      7:08
    • 9. Importing files to After Effects

      6:01
    • 10. Timeline and keyframes

      9:29
    • 11. The effect panel and the effect control panel

      3:56
    • 12. Creating solid layers, text layers, adjustment layers and null objects

      5:30
    • 13. 3D in After Effects

      4:34
    • 14. Precomposing

      3:52
    • 15. Importing the prepared image and setting up the 3D space

      6:42
    • 16. Set up the camera

      4:49
    • 17. Exporting the project to a video file

      3:30
    • 18. About the puppet tool

      3:08
    • 19. Animating with the puppet pin tool

      9:07
    • 20. Importing After Effect projects to each other

      2:12
    • 21. Thank you! Good bye and good luck!

      0:29
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Project Description

ASSIGMENT

1. Let's create a 3D animation of the sample image (sunset). I show you the process step by step. You can find the image in the "images" folder of the attachments, also the whole project (sample-sunset).

2. Create a 3D animation of the skateboard image and let's modelling the slow motion effect with the puppet pin tool. You can prepare the image in photoshop for practicing, but if you would like to save time you can use the prepared PSD what you can find in "sample_skateboard" folder. After that I show you the process step by step.

3. Create a 3D animation of a 2D photo in a free way. You can use any of the photos from the "images" folder, or one of your own photos. It's up to you! :)

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