Just like how you can use time or other properties to control values through expressions, you can also add eases, or accelerations and decelerations to our interpolation. How do you add eases to your expressions? In this movie, author Luisa Winters walks you through how to add eases to your expressions in Adobe After Effects.
- Just like we can use time or other properties…to control values through expressions,…we can also add Eases or accelerations…and decelerations to our interpolation.…Adding Eases makes the viewer feel more at ease…with our motion graphics because it will…make our animations look more like real life movement.…Go ahead and open Composition 4.2 Ease Expressions,…and in here, you're gonna see a red sprocket this time.…
Let's go ahead and add an expression…to the position of this sprocket.…So p for position,…add the expression and let's go to the…Expression Language menu,…Interpolation, and this time…we're gonna use Ease.…Notice that we have plenty of Eases.…We have ease, easein, easeout,…and they're all simple or a little bit more complicated.…Let's go ahead and choose easet, tMin, tMax,…value1 and value2 which is very similar…to what we did before,…but it's going to give it an easy Ease interpolation.…
So instead of Linear, now it says Ease.…Now, we're gonna change this to time…because now I want for the playhead time to control…
- Adding expressions
- Editing expressions manually
- Changing expression dimensions: rate, value, music amplitude, etc.
- Working with expression variables
- Using the Expression Language menu
- Using random values
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Are Expressions?
2. Expression Dimensions
4. Expression Language Menu
5. Other Expressions
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