Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Animating shape layers, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie we're going to have a look at animating shape layers and within …shapes AEP which confined in all four shapes which is in the Project Files Folder. …And I want you to open 06 at the day that sargent pepper came out mid. …And in here, you'll see I have all my graphics made. …I'm going to turn off the title action safe, right, just so that I've got a bit more space. …Now it's actually quite easy, once you've created all your shape layers, to animate …the individual elements. Now, the first thing that I did was I …parented all of the layers to the drum layer which means that if I want to …animate the whole thing coming onscreen, all I need to do is rotate the drum and …everything will follow. So that's the first thing I'm going to do.…
I'm going to have the drum come on at one second, so I'm going to move there. …And I'm going to adjust the Z rotation value to move it onscreen. …And we're going to have it ruling on screen over time. …So what we're going to do is also animate the position so I'm going to set a position …
- Working with audio
- Preparing source files
- Structuring your After Effects project
- Working with shapes and effects
- Optimizing performance
- Animating text
- Creating 3D animation
- Using expressions to create motion
- Rendering your final movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Working with Audio
2. Preparing Source Files
3. Structuring Your After Effects Project
4. Working with Shapes
5. Working with Effects
6. Optimizing Performance
7. Animating Text
8. Creating 3D Animation
9. Using Expressions to Create Motion
10. Rendering Your Final Movie
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