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Grzegorz KopowskiGold "oscar" edges
by on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:37:21 pm

Hello, I am trying to make gold edges like this:

For now I have:

I have added bevel alpha but it still looks bad. Is there anything else I could do to achive edges like in original image?

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John CuevasRe: Gold "oscar" edges
by on Mar 24, 2016 at 1:06:58 pm

Which version of AE. If it's CS6 or newer, I would create a shape layer, make it 3D, then change the render engine to 3D(cntl+k then advanced). Then start adding some lights, and a material to use as a reflection/environment map. If you have C4D light, you would get even better results there.

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Grzegorz KopowskiRe: Gold "oscar" edges
by on Mar 29, 2016 at 8:10:57 am

Thanks John for great tips! I have AE CC 2015.

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