Motion paths show a layer's trajectory over time and manipulating them can alter a layer's behavior. Learn how in this video.
we explicitly tell After Effects that a layer will be … at a certain point in space at a certain time. … However, a lot can happen in between the keyframes … with regards to position. … It doesn't necessarily have to follow a straight line … in between the keyframes. … In this movie, we'll see how we can adjust … the motion paths for a given layer. … and falling off this cliff. … So before we start, let's come over here … to our Preferences, and under General, … we're going to look for this property right here: … Default Spatial Interpolation to Linear. … Make sure this is unchecked. … We'll say OK. … And lastly, let's come over here … to our Composition window options, and under View Options, … we're going to make sure that all of these options are enabled. … This will allow us to see our motion path … once we start animating. … Let's select our Ball, hit P on the keyboard for position, … and let's insert a keyframe at the start of the timeline. … I'll take my ball and move this over here …
- 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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