Defining the toolkit


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Defining the toolkit

I view creating a graphics toolkit very much like packing a survival bag if I were going to spend a few days alone in the wilderness. See the process for choosing what goes in each kit is remarkably similar. Your graphics toolkit should contain exactly what a designer would need to create any graphic in a show, or at least give the designer the tools they need to match the style of the show to create any new graphic. So let's look at our toolkit the way it stands right now. Go over to your Project panel and you notice we have a bunch of folders. The biggest thing with the toolkit you need to make sure everything is labeled clearly so any designer could quickly open the toolkit and make some changes.

So Graphics Package Elements is pretty well labeled. I know most likely if I open any of these folders, this is probably the one that I'm going to need. So let's go and open that folder and you can see we have five different comps here. The first one is a Precomp, so we need to ...

Defining the toolkit
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Defining the toolkit provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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Video
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After Effects
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