Slamming down with Hold keyframes


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Slamming down with Hold keyframes

We have spent most of this lesson so far in trying to show you how to make smooth elegant animations. What now I am going to show you is how to make jerky slamdowns on animations and to do that we'll use hold keyframes. Now Trish talked about hold keyframes in the basic animation lesson, but I am going to show you a very different application of them here. First I am going to clear my display by doing Close All from the Comp panel, and then if you have the project files open up comp 06-Slam Down*starter. If you don't have the files, just bring in in any object or piece of text that you might want to animate.

What I have right here is the word REJECT inside of frame, and I want to make this word appear to come from a height then slam down on my white screen and keep drifting afterwards. I might even make it blink just for fun. Okay, now as we have mentioned before, quite often when you animate a good place to start keyframing is at the end at your final desired pose. Well, this is my ...

Slamming down with Hold keyframes
Video duration: 7m 45s 3h 1m Beginner Updated Nov 12, 2012

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Slamming down with Hold keyframes provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 03: Advanced Animation

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