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How to Cheat in After Effects, 2nd Edition by Chad Perkins

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103rd Party PARTY!

 

THESE DAYS, SOME OF THE BEST TRICKS absolutely require some extra help from plugins. These plugins are getting more and more powerful. I mean, have you SEEN all of the options in just Trapcode Particular? It's like a separate app on its own!

And of course, the After Effects world has been flipped upside down with the release of Video Copilot's revolutionary Element 3D plugin, which allows unparalleled use (and creation!) of 3D objects in After Effects.

In this chapter, we'll take a look at some of my favorite 3rd party effects. Note that you'll need to have them (or a demo) installed to use the exercise files in this chapter. ...

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