How to Grow a 3D Logo in After Effects

Noble Kreative shows how to animate a growing effect on a 3D logo without third-party tools.

In another motion graphics tutorial for After Effects, Najib Khayati shows how you can create a great looking 3D logo and animated outline effect. As with most of Noble Kreative’s tutorials, you can create the entire thing without using any specialized thrid-party plugins for After Effects.

The technique makes use of paths along with the vegas effect for the animation. The 3D effect uses the trick of duplicating many layers and offsetting them in 3D space. In the end, you get a sweet animated grow result for a 3D logo outline.