Mohammad Bilal shows how to base extrusions on color range of an image in After Effects, using Ben Rollason’s 3D Extruder Script, which automates the process of “faking” a 3D look in AE using the staked layer technique.

the step by step process to animate a flat logo image into a 3D extruded layer

Using simple techniques Mohammad Bilal breaks a logo into its various color parts, and then uses the 3D Extruder Script based on those After Effects Layers. Check out the tutorial for Animating Extrusions in After Effects Based on Color Range here.