Creating and adjusting motion paths


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Creating and adjusting motion paths

In this movie, we have the task of moving this little figure here around the path as if she were taking a tour through the olive gardens, the olive things here. So, what we're going to do is we're actually going to select this top layer, PRECOMP person. I put it at the top of the layer stack, not because that's the best idea. Because we probably wanted to go behind the bar and that type of thing, behind the trees and whatnot, but just for the sake of easy of use, I'm going to press P for Position and put a stopwatch for Position.

I'm going to move out and time a little bit. Again, it doesn't really matter where. I'm just going to say 12 frames, and then we'll move her down the path a little bit and then we'll move over to Frame 23, let's say, and we move around. And as we move objects around Position, you'll see that a path is created for you. This is referred to as a motion path. Initially, there seems like just kind of like a guide more or le...

Creating and adjusting motion paths
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Creating and adjusting motion paths provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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