3D Shapes with Shape Layers | No Plugins | After Effects Tutorial
Impossible to create a 3D Cube, 3D Sphere or a 3D Pyramide just with Shape Layers in After Effects?
And without a 3D Stroke plugin?
This really cool tip from @motiondesignschool inspired me to create 3D Objects with shape layer strokes only:
Although path points can only be moved in 2 dimensions I figured out a cheat to put them into 3D space.
The good thing about it is that you can still use the path operators like ‘wiggle path’, ‘trim path’ or ‘repeater.
► Download the free After Effects Project File here:
00:00 Intro 3D Shapes
01:30 How to create a 3D Cube in After Effects
05:38 Variations with 3D Strokes
07:22 The Secret: toComp expression
08:39 How to create a 3D Pyramide in After Effects
09:10 How to create a 3D Sphere in After Effects
11:49 Using Path Operators
12:46 Problems & Fixes / Outro
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