Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Linear interpolation, part of After Effects Apprentice 09: Expressions.
In this chapter, we're going to take your expression skills to the next level…by going just a little bit further in what you can do with the Pick Whip tool…and simple numbers.…If you've watched the last movie in this series, we're continuing on with the…Clockwork copy I've been working with.…If you jump straight here, just go ahead and open up the comp…03-Clockwork*starter in the project AEA_expressions.…Don't worry about having not expressed the hour and second hands yet;…we're still tying everything off of what the minute hand is doing.…In fact, I'll twirl those up for now.…You might have noticed we have this nice blue background going on behind this watch face.…
We actually gave you a second background layer as well.…If I turn off the Alien Atmospheres movie, you'll see we have this Digidelic…movie that we've used in few of our lessons.…Let's say that we want to reveal that Digidelic movie with a sweep that's…coordinated with that minute hand.…Well, there is actually an effect that does that.…
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.
- Creating and managing expressions
- Linking together different parameters
- Randomizing a layer's movement
- Looping an animation
- Controlling multiple layers from a single source