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How To : Add texture to 3D objects with OpenGL for C++

By now, you should know a few of the basics of programming with OpenGL and GLUT for C++ developing, like shapes, transformations, timers, and colors. Now it's time for lighting. Everything could look right in your 3D program or game, but if you're lighting isn't right, it's a ...more

How To : Create 3D magic wand particle effects in Blender

This video tutorial series will show you how to create a magic wand particles effect, the sort of visual effect you might see when a “magic wand” is waved. This will be similar to a “pixie” dust effect, although not so complicated. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation' ...more

How To : Create 3D text in After Effects

In this video tutorial, animator Traylor Woodall demonstrates how to create 3D text or logos in Adobe After Effects without 3rd party plug-ins. Create 3D text in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net

How To : Build and light a 3D scene in After Effects

n this video tutorial, Creative Cow Contributing Editor Eran Stern shows you a how to build a 3D scene using Photoshop CS3 Vanishing Point and re-light it inside After Effects. Part two will show you how to project text on the floor using light transmission feature in After Ef ...more

How To : Create per-character 3D text in After Effects CS3

In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz introduces you to the Per-Character 3D Text animation feature in After Effects CS3. Previously, you could only animate characters individually in x and y, but with this new tool you can do it in z as well. Create pe ...more

How To : Create 3D objects in After Effects

This movie shows you how to create actual 3D objects in After Effects without expressions or 3rd party software. This example uses the shatter tool and some text, but you don't have to stick just to text.

How To : Make a 3D animation in After Effects

Interested in animation? Start making 3d animations in After Effects with help from this tutorial. Learn how to get started making such animations with step-by-step instructions from this After Effects expert.

How To : Create a dark 3D tunnel in After Effects

Ever wanted to create a cavernous tunnel in After Effects? This tutorial takes you through the steps. Learn lighting techniques and how to place layers in 3D space. Create a dark 3D tunnel in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net

How To : Create 3D text in After Effects without plugins

ChadandToddPodcast shows how to create 3D text in after-effects without plug-ins. This can be accomplished by an effect called shatter. First turn off the text layer, then apply shadow to your text image. Change your pattern to custom; it will go blank. Take the custom to text ...more

How To : Make 3D objects in After Effects

Adobe After Affects is a great piece of software that allows you to make movie quality videos with great design and beautiful picture. If you want to know how to construct three dimensional objects, take a few minutes and watch this video! It takes you through simple, easy-to- ...more

Tutorial : Creating a 3D Laser in After Effects

Hi All, I have a new VFX tutorial online - this time I show you how to create a 3D laser in After Effects using the Trapcode Form plugin. Video: . Thanks for watching and please subscribe if you would like to see more tutorials like this. Regards, Ruan Lotter twitter: @ruanl ...more

How To : Create a 3D watch animation in After Effects CS3

In the first part of this video tutorial on creating a 3D watch animation, Creative Cow member Eran Stern shows you how to use Photoshop CS3 Extended to create different images of a 3D watch. In part two you learn how to use After Effects CS3 to create animated hands for the 3 ...more

How To : Create 3D extruded text in After Effects

Aharon Rabinowitz shows you several popular techniques and tools for creating 3D extruded text in After Effects. Some of the solutions he discusses are the shatter effect, plug-ins like Zaxwerks and another shadow and RGB value method. Create 3D extruded text in After Effects. ...more

How To : Create and wiggle 3D text in Adobe After Effects

Learn 3D text in Adobe Illustrator! Then use it in Premiere Pro or Photoshop and give it a "wiggle" inside of After Affects. All in one tutorial! For detailed, step-by-step instructions on using the Affect Effects Wiggler, watch this helpful video guide. Create and wiggle 3D t ...more

How To : Use 3D Stroke in Adobe After Effects

After Effects is one of the best digital motion graphics software programs out there. Learn it. Now. With this video tutorial, learn how to use 3D Stroke in Adobe After Effects. The workflow from storyboards to final After Effects output using 3d Stroke is covered, to achieve ...more

How To : Make a 3D holographic iPhone in After Effects

Learn how to create a video of holographic images appearing from an iPhone, using video footage and After Effects software. The basic elements used here are the built-in motion tracker (although you can also use the Mocha tracker bundled with CS4) and creating icons within Aft ...more

How To : Fake 3D and slow time in After Effects

Use After Effects to simulate a 3D stereoscopic effect, and remap time to speed up and slow down footage (a popular video effect used throughout the 2007 movie '300'). This tutorial from motion graphics designer James Zanoni shows you how. [dl.dropbox.com/?u/?6092444/?03%20-% ...more

How To : Create a 3D picture montage in Adobe After Effects

In this Episode, Rob Birnholz shows you a great technique for quickly creating a 3D picture montage with Trapcode Particular. It takes just minutes to set up, but can save you hours of work. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media produ ...more

How To : Add anamorphic lens flares in After Effects

Want to add an anamorphic lens flare to your digital footage? With Adobe After Effects, Video Copilot Optical Flares and, of course, the help provided by this video guide, it's easy! For step-by-step instructions, and to learn how to add anamorphic lens flares to your own digi ...more

How To : Add across sheets in Excel with 3D cell references

Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you're in the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 8th installment in his "Highline Excel Clas ...more

How To : Use the 3d Invigorator plug-in for After Effects

On this show, Adam Nielson and Randall Bennett set up some of the big news of 2007, as well as continue their love affair with After Effects by covering one of the most used plug-ins: 3d Invigorator from Zaxwerks. If you've never used or seen this plug-in in action watch the v ...more

How To : Add Life to Wallpapers with Filters & Effects

Live wallpapers have dipped in popularity lately, with many users favoring a single, static image as their home screen background. But this is generally due to still photos offering a more sophisticated look, while traditional live wallpapers can sometimes seem a little less a ...more

How To : Create 3D text with Boris FX for After Effects

Check out this CreativeCow video on creating extruded or 3D text using After Effects. This new video tutorial from Paul Ezzy shows you the basics of using BCC Extruded Text in Adobe After Effects. BCC Extruded Text belongs to the 3D Objects category of filters which is new to ...more

How To : Add depth to fractal noise in After Effects

In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you a cool tip for adding depth to your Fractal Noise animations with the perspective offset. Add depth to fractal noise in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net

How To : Add texture to a model house in 3D Studio Max

In this video, we learn how to add texture to a model house in 3D Studio Max. After you have created the model, press 7 on your keyboard. This will activate a new menu telling you how many polygons are in your model. Then, edit the edges and remove them so you have less polygo ...more

How To : Add simulated light to a scene in After Effects

Andrew Cramer shows you how to simulate light in your After Effects scenes. The effect shown is good for any time you have a flash of light shown like lightning or clashing light sabers. Add simulated light to a scene in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on crea ...more

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