How to Create a Faux 3D Reference Grid Natively in After Effects

James Horton Shares how he creates a faux 3D reference grid for animation.

Having excellent references on which to base animation is the only way to go. In this nifty tutorial, freelance illustrator and animator James Horton shows how you can make a fake 3D reference grid in After Effects using the Nulls/Path functionality in Ae.

The tutorial covers how to link everything up to get a flexible grid that looks like it could be in 3D space.