After Effects Guru: Mastering the Timeline
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After Effects Guru: Mastering the Timeline

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Video: After Effects Guru: Mastering the Timeline: Welcome

Hi, my name's Rich Harrington, and in this course, we're going to explore mastering the After Effects Timeline panel. While all of you have been using the Timeline for a long time, I guarantee you there are several things hidden, that will help you get more things done. In this course we're going to focus on shortcuts as well as some of the overlooked features We'll also explore every nook and cranny, so you could take advantage of everything that the Timeline panel offers.
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1h 8m Intermediate Sep 30, 2013

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In this course, Rich Harrington offers tips for creating a fast and efficient motion graphics workflow in the After Effects timeline—leaving you with more time for creativity. This installment of After Effects Guru reveals time-saving features for navigating to specific timecodes, adjusting keyframes, changing layer behavior and applying effects with switches, and using markers to annotate your projects.

This course was created by Rich Harrington. We are honored to host this content in our library.

Topics include:
  • Scrolling the timeline
  • Switching from frames to timecode
  • Using shy layers
  • Retiming keyframes
  • Nudging keyframes
  • Using the Draft 3D, Brainstorm, and Graph Editor switches
  • Frame blending with switches
  • Splitting, naming, and locking layers
  • Using composition markers
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Software:
After Effects
Author:
Richard Harrington

Welcome

Hi, my name's Rich Harrington, and in this course, we're going to explore mastering the After Effects Timeline panel. While all of you have been using the Timeline for a long time, I guarantee you there are several things hidden, that will help you get more things done. In this course we're going to focus on shortcuts as well as some of the overlooked features We'll also explore every nook and cranny, so you could take advantage of everything that the Timeline panel offers.

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