Awesome tutorial on how to use #C4D and Connect Layers, Layer Stalker, Easy Bake and Plexus in #AfterEffects to create FUI elements easily.

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In this live presentation from NAB 2017, freelance FUI designer Robyn Haddow breaks down her techniques for two projects. The first is a visualization of a "Data Cube" which stores all of the information about a person in a style inspired by DNA sequencing. The second project is a futuristic semi-mechanical interpretation of the DNA molecule.

Video Chapters

00:00 Introduction
00:34 Demo Reel
04:19 Data Cube
06:58 Modeling the Data Cube
07:50 Breaking up the Cube with PolyFX
12:49 Lighting with Physical Sky
15:13 Adding Volumetric Ligths
23:23 White Lines and Points with Sketch and Toon
27:53 DNA Marker Scanning Effect
34:16 Linking Layers in After Effects
36:39 Making a DNA DNA Helix
39:00 Modeling the DNA
41:36 Detailing the Look
43:57 Making the look more Dynamic
48:05 Creating Color Variation
53:36 Plexus for Data Connection



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