Enabling motion blur


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Enabling motion blur

The last two advanced animation techniques I want to talk about is how to make things appear more smooth and how to make things appear more abrupt. Let's start with a smooth one. You might have noticed, as I preview the motions of this butterfly, is sometimes it's moving so fast it appears to strobe around the screen and it can be little hard to watch animations like this. Well, there is an option inside After Effects called Motion Blur, where you can have objects that are moving quickly, be it moving in position, scale or rotation, automatically blur and give streaks that indicates they're moving very quickly.

So in fact, what you're used to seeing when you videotape or film something. Now as we look at the motion path for this butterfly, remember that this spacing between the dots along motion path indicates how far that butterfly is moving in every frame of our animation. That's quite a large gap. We can use Motion Blur to help smooth the way the layer is drawn from...

Enabling motion blur
Video duration: 4m 0s 3h 1m Beginner Updated Nov 12, 2012

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Enabling motion blur provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 03: Advanced Animation

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Video
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After Effects
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