3D layer warp deforms After Effects layers using a variety of warp styles. Combine multiple warps to create an infinite number of shapes. Use any layer (e.g., image, movie, animation) to color the warp and determine its shape. Use a displacement map to apply user-defined warping.
3D grid warp also deforms layers, but it has a powerful grid generator to create a variety of grid styles. Overlay (or underlay) a color map for additional effects.
3D Layer Warp and 3D Grid Warp provide a variety of warp styles to choose from. Combine the styles in order to achieve complex shapes. Use the line controls and the color controls in 3D Grid Warp to create custom grids. Combine up to three warps to create unique shapes. Animate the parameters to put warps in motion.
Apply any other layer as the source for the color image used in the warp. Images with alpha channels can be used to cut out pieces of the source image. Color maps can be combined with the grids in 3D Grid Warp. Layers can have transparency, specular highlights, and reflection maps. Use the lights in the warp Plug-in or use After Effects lights for additional effects.