Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Arranging layers with parenting, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie we're going to have a look at how you can use Parenting in 3D to offset …your layers in space. It's a real easy way of being able to …create some distance between your layers. So I have three layers here, these are …all nested compositions and they're Illustrator files that have been nested …into my comp. So we're in 02A it's June the first …composition, which you can find in the 3D Animation AEP, which is in the 83D …Animation folder. So, I've made these layers 3D, by …clicking on the 3D button, and when they're 3D they're in exactly the same …position value. There resort to the stacking order in the …composition to determine which one is in front of the other.…
So you can see there, they're in the order that they appear down here in the Timeline. …So you can see that I've got a animation here of a page peel ripping the pages off …one by one. And what I want to do is I want to …animate a camera moving through those pages as they get torn off. …So, the first thing I need to do though, is put some actual space between them. …
- 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
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
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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