Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Quizzler challenges, part of After Effects Apprentice: 09 Expressions.
To make sure you're able to take what you've learned in this lesson and put it…to work solving your own problems, we have a little Quizzler challenge for you.…Open up the Quizzler folder in the Project panel, then double-click the comp…Quiz_Gears*starter to open that.…I'll press 0 on the numeric keypad to RAM Preview and you see we have a very…simple animation where this master pulley rocks back and forth using these three keyframes.…Your challenge is to animate these two smaller pullies in a way that would match…what would happen if they were touching each other in real life.…
Yes, you could use keyframes, but try to use the expressions, as that would make…it easier to accommodate client changes so just moving the keyframes or…changing their values. Simple enough?…Well, in the Quizzler Solutions, I'll show you two different ways of cracking…this particular problem.…As a second bonus challenge,…I'd like to go back to a project you worked on earlier.…Open up 07-Master Control*starter, and you may remember that you created this…
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
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 11/29/2012. What changed?
A: We have added exercise files designed for After Effects CS6. We also added a movie that shows our premium subscribers how to use the exercise files.