Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Looping, part of After Effects Apprentice 09: Expressions.
Another really handy expression is the ability to loop an animation.…I want to clean up my display by selecting Close All from the Comp panel and…open up 04-LoopOut*starter.…Hopefully, the Rotation keyframes have already been exposed for this layer, and…I'm going to turn off the background for now and just remove the distraction.…Now what we have is a simple two-keyframe animation--…I'll press 0 to RAM Preview--of this watch piece rotating in one direction.…Let's say you want that to repeat, rocking back and forth.…
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