Expressions can be used to loop a set of keyframes in various ways to help simplify animation. Explore some looping animation techniques in this video.
- [Instructor] Expressions are a powerful way … to minimize the number of key frames … and loop in expressions. … In this movie we'll learn about these loop expressions, … In this example I've got my up right bass player, … and you can see that I have one layer here … isolated out, thanks to my shy layers. … So we can focus just on this rotation property. … Now I have four key frames here, … mainly to swing it from left to right. … But when I preview, … you can see that the action only happens once. … Now I can certainly duplicate … however, if I want to alter the animation, … now I have to contend with all those extra key frames. … Instead of doing that, … we're going to use the loop out expression … to repeat these four key frames over and over again. … Let's revert back to the beginning, … and I'll select my rotation property … you come over here to my graph editor, … and down here, under options … let's just make sure that we have Edit Value Graph enabled … as well as the Show Expression Editor. …
- Shape layers and masks
- Track mattes
- Rigging characters
- Using the Puppet tool for rigging
- Adding and adjusting keyframes
- Looping animation
- Animating with motion paths and motion sketch
- Adding cameras for multiplane environments
- Lighting animation
- Rendering animation
Skill Level Beginner
After Effects CC 2019 New Featureswith Mark Christiansen34m 12s Intermediate
1. Working with Layers and Shapes
2. Rigging Character Controls
3. Working with Animation
4. Creating Multiplane Environments
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