In this video, take a brief look at various workflow enhancers and third-party tools.
we'll talk about some tips and tricks … that will make working with your artwork in After Effects … much more efficient. … If you're not aware, … of third party tool makers … One of those companies is Battle Axe. … They make a third party tool called Overlord. … In here on their site they describe Overlord as … a mystical shape portal between … Illustrator and After Effects. … let's take a brief look at it. … Once you have it installed … inside of Illustrator and After Effects, … You'll find it under Window > Extensions > Overlord. … And this little panel allows you to push and pull … only looks at top level layers. … underneath one layer. … and just tap this one button. … Push selection to After Effects. … And just like that, … we see that Overlord has imported all of these shapes … as shape layers and inside After Effects. … And more importantly, … the layers keep their naming. … Again, this is a third-party tool, … if you have a lot of Illustrator work … or are dealing with a lot of complex shapes. …
- Shape layers and masks
- Track mattes
- Rigging characters
- Using the Puppet tool for rigging
- Adding and adjusting keyframes
- Looping animation
- Animating with motion paths and motion sketch
- Adding cameras for multiplane environments
- Lighting animation
- Rendering animation
Skill Level Beginner
After Effects CC 2019 New Featureswith Mark Christiansen34m 12s Intermediate
1. Working with Layers and Shapes
2. Rigging Character Controls
3. Working with Animation
4. Creating Multiplane Environments
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