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Explore how to create complex physical animations inside After Effects using Newton (a third-party plugin) and the Connect Layers (a free script). This project-based course covers a few specific and popular types of effects, such as letters suspended from strings and connected, randomized spheres. Artist Eran Stern shows how to connect any type of element together in a complex 3D array of strings and work with different dynamic simulations in order to create Dormant and Collision as well as Staggering and Kinematic animation types.
These lessons are perfect for motion graphics artists who want to create earthy physics simulations and add realistic motion to their projects.
If you're a premium member of lynda.com you have access to the exercise files used throughout this title. The exercise files are laid out by each chapter in chapter folders. For this course I'm using after effects CC by the exercise files we've included can be opened using the version CS6 as well. If you're not a premium subscriber of lynda.com you don't have access to these exercise files but you can still follow along from scratch with your own assets.
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