"Final Render"
Example.32: 3-Dimensional Particle & Logo
(AE5.5 PRO & 3D Invigorator & Tinderbox3)

AE-TIPS 32 : Adobe After Effects CS5 (
Resolution: 640x480
Third-Party AE Plugins:

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

"Logo Animation"

Logo Animation

It is introduction which combined Particle and Logo.
In case Logo collides with a floor,
It is expression which "Splash" goes up.
First, Create The animation of Logo by "3D Invigorator".
Apply The Y-axis direction motion.
* Please also refer to Page of "Example.27"

View Timeline Window

"Camera Animation"

Setup Composition Camera

Create Composition Camera and Set up Motion.
You can synchronize with Comp-Camera.
Apply a trial-and-error.

View Composition Window


Preparation of 3D Particle

Use Third Party Plug-in "Tinderbox3"
"T_Sparks" can be generated Particle on 3-Dimensional space.
Since the collision to a Floor,
Glow, Motion Blur, etc. can be set up.
Apply a trial-and-error.

View Effect Controls Window


Particle Synchronizes with Composition Camera

In Plug-in "T_Sparks".
There is no menu which is synchronized with a Composition camera.
Therefore, Use "Expression".
Assign Link Composition Camera to Effect camera.
You can synchronizes Particle with a motion of STEP2.
* This technique is indicated by the manual of Tinderbox3.

* Create Particle Layer with the Number of the Characters.

View Effect Controls Window

"Final Render"


It will complete if it composites with a background.
Apply "Shine" as a dessert.

View Effect Controls Window

The detail information about "3D Invigorator"
ZAXWERKS http://www.zaxwerks.com/

The detail information about "Tinderbox3"
The Foundry http://www.thefoundry.co.uk/