Animate a Simple 3d Book in Adobe After Effects

So you want to animate a book opening? Turning around? Pages flapping open, curving and arching? Well now you can, and it is very very simple. If you are new to after effects, or new to 3d in after effects, this tutorial should get you started. Let’s turn the page to new knowledge. This is opening a simple 3d book in after effects.

If you have any questions just let me know in the comments.

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    22.08.2018 at 12:30 Reply

    […] The Cinema 4D rendering engine in Ae offers some nice features, but the list of things that it doesn’t support is much longer. Not to worry though, the C4D mode in AE is much more robust than Ae’s legacy, and that includes making surfaces curved, which is the perfect way to create the curved pages of a book. “If you are new to after effects, or new to 3d in after effects, this tutorial should get you started” Evan notes, as he makes the scene file available for download. […]

  • Smack Him In It

    18.02.2019 at 17:19 Reply

    dude i tried following it but somethin went wrong its not folding right. and i followed the exact parameters you used…….. so im downloading it thx!

  • Ekundayo

    15.04.2019 at 04:47 Reply

    Hi,
    and first of all, THANK YOU for your work, your tutorials help me so much !!
    But the project to download could be the one of the demo and not the one of the tutorial ! Because I’m trying to understand the trick for the 2 sides of the cover.
    Best regards !

    • ecabrams

      11.05.2019 at 16:50 Reply

      There’s not much to it. Make another comp for the other side of the cover. There will be a frame where the change happens. Split the layer there.