Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Keyframing time, part of After Effects Apprentice 10: Time Games.
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Now that we've placed some hit points to give us clues of important points in…this slow-motion action, let's use Time Remapping to change how fast or slow the…glass is moving in any point in time.…Now for those who have a copy of our book After Effects Apprentice, I'm not…going to be exactly following the order that we did things in the book because…this is not some magic recipe you only do once to get a specific result.…I want you to have fun and just learn the overall concept.…One thing I'm going to do I'm going to go up here with the Info panel and…re-dock it closer to my Comp panel, just so you can keep an eye on it while we…work with Time Remap keyframes.…
The Info panel is very helpful in showing you when you've grabbed a keyframe and…how much you're moving it by.…Okay, the first thing I'm going to do is select my layer, right-click, choose…Time, then Enable Time Remapping.…It'll start off by putting a keyframe at the very start of the clip and one…frame past the end of the clip.…I've also spotted these hit points through here.…
The After Effects Apprentice series was created by Trish and Chris Meyer. These tutorials are designed for After Effects CS4 through CC, and can be used on their own or as a companion to the Meyer's book, After Effects Apprentice.
- Smoothing out slow motion
- Creating stop motion
- Creating hold and freeze frames
- Keyframing time
- Crossfading stop motion frames
- Setting multiple playback speeds