Understanding 3D Control

Today in Pete’s VFX lesson we built a box in 3D space in after effects. It was quite simple to build. All we had to do was make a 500×500 pixel square and view it from the ‘Custom View 1’ camera.
Then I duplicated the square and changed the colour of the duplicate object, then i rotated it 90 degrees and snapped the shapes together. I did this 2 more times and formed a cube.
After that I added two lights into the scene.box

I then put all of the squares into a Null object and then added that Null into a new one, so I could align the pivot to the centre of the box by moving it’s position to -250 (half of 500). This meant everything would rotate around the central pivot point.



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