Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Brainstorming effects, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie, we're going to have a look at how you can use Brainstorm tool on backgrounds. …And in fact any animated element in After Effects, to help you come up with new …ideas and build off a preset library. So we're in 01 background comp, which has …a proxy enabled. Now, in order to work on this, you need …to switch off the proxy temporarily. So that we can see changes that are being made. …I'm going to also close the duration column by clicking on here.…
Now, we have a couple of sections we could work on. …We have this section with the lava. And we have this section here with the …effect, the kind of squares animating over time. …And that's this layer here. So, we're going to select this one black …solid one. And if you double hit the U key, you'll …be able to see what's being animated to create this effect. …Now if you double-click particle wild, you'll open up the particle wild effect. …And it will ask if you want to convert the old particle wild settings for the …latest fashion click on yes if you need to, to update that.…
- 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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