Animating wiggles


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Animating wiggles

Now, there are a few things to keep in mind when you want to animate the Wiggly selector. The most important is that you do not animate Wiggles/Second. Notice if I turn on the stopwatch for Wiggles/Second, I get a hold keyframe. What this is telling me is that although I'm allowed to change the value for the Wiggles/Second, I'm not allowed to interpolate between two different values. So if I can't animate Wiggles/Second, how do I fade up the effect and fade it down again? Well, you do that by animating the Minimum and Maximum Amounts.

I'll turn on the stopwatches for Minimum and Maximum. I will go to the middle of the animation, say at 2 seconds, and we'll create keyframes here as well. Now at the beginning, I am going to change this to 0, 0. When I set Max and Min to 0, the Wiggly selector has no effect. But as that value increases, at 100% and -100%, the full effect of Position, Rotation, and Fill Hue are having an effect on the characters.

If I wanted to fade it o...

Animating wiggles
Video duration: 3m 18s 3h 48m Beginner Updated Nov 20, 2012

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Animating wiggles provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 06: Type and Music

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