After Effects CC: 3D Motion Graphics in After Effects

Learn how to create 3D animations & motion graphics right within Adobe After Effects CC, with no external plugins!

Do you want to create your own 3D motion graphics & animations?

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to create 3D animations & graphics right within Adobe After Effects with no additional plugins..
  • Turn flat 2D images, logos & graphics into 3D animations..
  • Use the Cinema 4D renderer, which is built in to After Effects CC..
  • Turn Adobe Illustrator files into 3D motion graphics in After Effects CC..
  • Create 3D typography right within After Effects..
  • Navigating the 3D space in After Effects..
  • 3D modeling, reflections, lighting, shadowing, and much more..

Course Content

  • Introduction to the 3D in After Effects Course –> 2 lectures • 2min.
  • Getting Started with 3D in After Effects –> 10 lectures • 1hr 6min.
  • Project: 3D Logo Animation with Motion Graphics –> 12 lectures • 1hr 40min.
  • Project: Morph 3D Type –> 10 lectures • 1hr 11min.
  • Project: Turn Logos into 3D Motion Graphics –> 7 lectures • 58min.
  • Project: Basic Retro Logo –> 2 lectures • 16min.
  • Course Conclusion –> 1 lecture • 2min.

After Effects CC: 3D Motion Graphics in After Effects


Do you want to create your own 3D motion graphics & animations?

Did you know you can get started with 3D, right within Adobe After Effects?

You can, and this course will teach you everything you need to get started.

Enroll today and get instant access to:

  • Easy-to-watch video tutorials
  • Downloadable project files to follow along with
  • Instructor support whenever you get stuck
  • Lifetime access to course updates

NOTE : This is an intermediate course. Some previous After Effects knowledge is recommended for taking this course

In this After Effects course, you will learn the main 3D functions in After Effects and how to actually use these 3D effects. Plus, this course is project based, so what you learn can be applied in real world modern videos. We’ve included downloadable project files and resources, so you can follow along with the lessons.

What will you learn?

  • Working in the 3D space
  • Turning flat animations into 3D ones
  • Cinema 4D render
  • Classic render
  • 3D modeling
  • 3D camera animations
  • Reflections
  • Lighting
  • Shadows
  • 3D motion graphics
  • The Adobe Illustrator to After Effects workflow
  • and so much more!

More course details:

First, you’ll get started with the basics of 3D in After Effects, enabling 3D options and working in 3D space. You’ll learn how to turn flat shape layers into 3-dimensional ones. Add lights and materials to the 3D space. Add cameras and work with cameras to create dynamic animations.

Once you understand the basics of working with 3D, you’ll complete several practical projects. These include adding subtle 3D shapes and text to make your motion graphics pop; turning a flat logo from Adobe Illustrator into a 3D animation; and morphing 3D type.

With the skills learned in this course, you will be well on your way to creating your own advanced and eye-catching 3D animations right within After Effects.

There’s no reason to hesitate.

If you’re interested in 3D and you want to learn the essentials to get you started, then make sure you join this After Effects class!


Phil Ebiner & Sunny Heera

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