How to Create Pauses in Animation in Adobe After Effects


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Creating pauses in animation

In this movie, I want to show you what I consider to be a very important trick, and that is creating a pause in animation. We have here our same female character. She is walking down the path. She gets to the bridge. We want her to pause for a second and then at two seconds in resume her walk. The problem is that if I let's say for example, in three seconds I want her to be at the green barn and let's say that I put her there. The problem is that right at 1 second, she just starts walking there. She slowly starts getting there and that's not we want.

So, I'm going to hit Command +Z or Ctrl+Z to undo that. Here's what we need to do. We're going to use this keyframe navigator. On the left-hand side of the Timeline panel, we have this little doohickey. And as we click these left and right arrows, it allows us to navigate through keyframes, similar to the way that the J and K keyboard shortcuts do. But there also is a great benefit here because there is this indicator righ...

Creating pauses in animation
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Creating pauses in animation 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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Video
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After Effects
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