3D scene made entirely in After Effects using Element 3D, Particular and SkyBox to unify the 3D space and reflections by Claude Autret

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Test render combining Elements 3D v2.2, Trapcode Particular, and Mettle Skybox to blend everything together.
Skybox brings really nice reflection & refraction to Element 3D, and enables it to reflect Trapcode particles.
Pretty awesome being able to do all that only in After Effects !

Astronaut model from Raoul Marx"s semi-permanent 2015 opening titles. Download the astronaut model here


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