A simple yet very powerful approach to reveal a logo is using the all-majestic god-rays. Of couse you can achieve that all in Blender - this tutorial shows how!
This was the first time I released a tutorial a little early so everyone can try and figure for himself how the effect was created. I was overwhelmed by the responses!
- 00:00 - 02:45 Final effect and overview
- 02:45 - 05:10 Adding text in Blender
- 05:10 - 06:45 Materials and positioning
- 06:45 - 12:56 Setting up the god rays using a spot lamp with halo
- 12:56 - 18:27 Fading out the text controlled by an empty
- 18:27 - 25:04 Compositing
- 25:04 - 30:16 Using drivers to control node properties with objects
- 30:16 - 33:21 Final animation made simple
- 33:21 - 35:18 Remarks regarding the tutorial challenge
- 35:18 - 37:09 Addendum