Setting up the scene in After Effects


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Setting up the scene in After Effects

Now let's go ahead and animate our scene in After Effects. So I'm going to go ahead and open up After Effects CS4 and we're going to go ahead and open a file here called Woman_ Stage and that's in the Chapter 7 folder of your exercise files. Now, this actually has a number of different compositions. The first composition is the actual storyboard and then we have a composition with just the woman rigged and ready to go, kind of like a blank slate.

Then as we go through all of these other compositions, it just gets more and more animation. So these are all the stages in the process, finally ending in the composition called Woman_07, which is the final scene. So let me go ahead and play that so we can see where we're going. (Female Speaker: Welcome to the show.) (Female Speaker x2: Welcome to the show.) So let's go ahead and start working towards that scene. Now, let me describe the setup a little bit here. Now we have a Null object here at the very bottom.

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Setting up the scene in After Effects
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Setting up the scene in After Effects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the 2D Character Animation

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