Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Motion blur, part of After Effects Guru: Mastering the Timeline.
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Another option that's important to understand is how Motion Blur behaves.…As objects move quickly through the scene, enabling…Motion Blur will create realistic blurring for those objects.…Let's illustrate this.…I'm going to switch back here. And let's select our layer here.…And turn on Rotation.…We'll do a very quick spin. About two seconds long.…And I'll tell that to start with five rotations.…
If we preview that,…you see that we get a wagon wheel type animation.…Now I'm not crazy about the center of rotation there.…So let's take advantage of a control here.…Using the Pan Behind tool, I'm going to move that…anchor point to the center of the bear's nose.…So now, all the rotations are going to happen around the nose point.…What you're seeing there is often referred to as a wagon wheel type animation where…you're seeing staccato repeated frames.…
However, we want to enable motion blur and turn it on for the individual layer.…In this case because we have Collapsed Transformations turned on.…We need to double click, Step Inside of the Precomp, and enable Motion Blur there.…
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- Scrolling the timeline
- Switching from frames to timecode
- Using shy layers
- Retiming keyframes
- Nudging keyframes
- Using the Draft 3D, Brainstorm, and Graph Editor switches
- Frame blending with switches
- Splitting, naming, and locking layers
- Using composition markers
Skill Level Intermediate
After Effects CC Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson14h 52m Appropriate for all
Mograph Techniques: Retiming and Tracking Footagewith Ian Robinson2h 46m Intermediate
1. Navigating the Timeline
2. Adjusting the Timeline
4. Switches Revealed
5. Controlling Layers
Composition markers2m 9s
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