Importing Photoshop files into After Effects


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Importing Photoshop files into After Effects

Importing a Photoshop-based character into After Effects is pretty much the same as Illustrator; in fact, it's a little bit simpler. So let's just take a look at how to do that. All you want to do is make sure that you have your character set up with all of the layers in the way that you want. Then just go ahead and just do a File > Save or Save As. In this case, I am going to save over my original file. And in terms options, you want to just use the default options. There's really nothing that we have to do special. And just go ahead and save it out.

And then let's go into After Effects. Again, just double-click in the Project window, and we're going to select to our file; in this case it's going to be called Gus_Complete. And again, just like we did with Illustrator, you want to make sure that you retain layer sizes. So I'm going to select Composition- Retain Layer sizes, and that makes sure that the bounding boxes just snap to the outside of each layer, s...

Importing Photoshop files into After Effects
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Importing Photoshop files into After Effects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Creating Animated Characters in After Effects

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3D + Animation
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