Planet Earth: Create a VERY realistic planet Earth
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Category - After Effects/Animation
Submitted By - Shekhar
Submitted on - 2008-04-15 11:48:20
Ever wondered how to do Planet earth in After Effects? Easy... just follow my tutorial and you will see it's sooooo easy.. as a goodie I will show you also how to remove the ocean and create a grid for simulating the longitude lines.
- Step 1
First of all we need to get a decent picture of our planet, I've found this page months ago as I was searching for something similar. BOOKMARK IT!! you never know when you need it again. NASA - BLUE MARBLE
I've downloaded the 2048x1024 TIF picture, that should be enough for our current project. More detail...