Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Sequencing layers, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie, we're going to have a look at how we can sequence some layers, just …to add a little bit of interest to our animation that we've already created here. …And we want to select this composition here, which is 09A, and I want this data …to always be special. It looks as though this is called 09B. …But if you click on source name, you'll see it's actually 09A. …So double-click that to open it up. And you'll see that I have already …created some animation using a null of this layer moving through my composition.…
I'm going to switch off motion blur just now, cuz that's going to speed up my …rendering a little bit. So you'll see we're moving through the words. …I want this day to be special, but so often it is not. …Okay. But it's not very dramatic. …So what I'm going to do is I've laid down markers here in time with the audio. …And if we switch on our audio and just have a listen to that, you can see how …that works. (music playing) I did that by using the Asterisk …key where I wanted a marker to appear and you can either do that by looking at the …
- Working with audio
- Preparing source files
- Structuring your After Effects project
- Working with shapes and effects
- Optimizing performance
- Animating text
- Creating 3D animation
- Using expressions to create motion
- Rendering your final movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Working with Audio
2. Preparing Source Files
3. Structuring Your After Effects Project
4. Working with Shapes
5. Working with Effects
6. Optimizing Performance
7. Animating Text
8. Creating 3D Animation
9. Using Expressions to Create Motion
10. Rendering Your Final Movie
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