Building an extra-wide composition


show more Building an extra-wide composition provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 08: Nesting and Precomposing show less
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Building an extra-wide composition

Chris Meyer: Let's open our first exercise file. I'll go to File > Open Project and if you have the exercise files that came with this lesson, select AEA_Nesting_1-Grouping.aep. If instead you are working from my book, After Effect Apprentice 2nd Edition, we're in Lesson 6 and you want to open up the project file 06 Nesting1.aep. I'll click Open and let's see where we're going with this. I'm going to open up Finished Movie. Double-click Human Main_final which will open it in this Footage panel.

If you're using After Effect CS4, hold Option on Mac or Alt on Windows and double click to get in this panel and I'll press 0 of the numeric keypad to RAM preview. What I've here is multiple copies of this image sequence of the Muybridge man walking, all moving as a group across my screen. I could duplicate this clip multiple times and animate each one individually, but that's just asking for trouble, particularly if the client wants to change the spee...

Building an extra-wide composition
Video duration: 5m 41s 2h 25m Intermediate Updated Nov 29, 2012

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Building an extra-wide composition provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 08: Nesting and Precomposing

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Video
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After Effects
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