"Final Render"
Example.30: The Counter which used 3D Models
(AE5.5 STD & 3D Invigorator PRO)

AE-TIPS 30 : Adobe After Effects CS5 (
Resolution: 640x480
Third-Party AE Plugins:

- Zaxwerks 3D Invigorator PRO 5.0.9
Third-Party Footages:
- No Use

* Number Layer 00-29

To the Start

It is application of "Example.27" this time.
Create "3D Countdown Counter".
Use "Layer Cycling Function" in 3D Invigorator Pro.
You can appear in order of a Layer.

Create the Layer of a Number by Illustrator.

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"The Layer of Illustrator"

* Number Layer 00-09

Cautions of Creating a Number Layer

In case creating a number Layer, there are some notes.

1. You have to save "Outline Data"
2. Position of Characters is adjusted Firmly.
3. Turn On All the Eyeball icons.
4. You have to save "Illustrator Ver8 or Before format"

* Also Prepare the Material of ": (colon)" as this.

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"The Layer of Illustrator"

Import to 3D Invigorator PRO

Create a New Solid in a New Composition.
Apply Effect > Zaxwerks > 3D Invigorator.
Assign Illustrator file to "Create Layer Cycring Object"
The 3D character will appear on a screen.
Import all Materials.
* You can specify the Layer Cycling interval and start position.

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"3D Invigorator"

Material Setup

Apply the same Textures as the time of "Example.27".

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"3D Invigorator"

"Final Render"
(903 KB)

Animation Setup

Apply Y-axis Rotation.
The movie "Counted Up" is completion now.
Select making it the movie "Counted Down".
Apply "Time Remap".

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