When you are animating, you may need a specific event to occur at a specified time in Adobe After Effects. This is where markers come into play. How do you use that to trigger animation? In this video, author Ian Robinson demonstrates how to synchronize events that you want to occur in your animation in Adobe After Effects with screen animation.
- Any time you need a specific event to occur…at a specific time in After Effects,…you should probably utilize a marker or two.…In this video, we're going to have a graphic hand element…click on our UI element to trigger…our next bit of animation.…- [Instructor] Before we get started with animation,…let's look at our project file.…You'll notice in the Project panel,…I have a Composition that's made up of…a layered Photoshop document.…We also have the Cursor_Hand Illustrator file,…and I actually went ahead and imported…the Tree_Background After Effects project…that we created earlier as well.…
All of these assets are available in the…Assets folder of your exercise drive…should you need to reimport them.…Now before we get started animating our hand,…what we want to do is kind of figure out…exactly when we would like the hand…to move through the scene and click…on this little plus button.…So, I think I want the phone to pop up,…and this little version number to slide down…over about the first second,…so I know I want that clean with nothing.…
- Exploring the Creative Cloud Market
- Searching and saving assets in the Creative Cloud Market
- Organizing Market assets in the CC Libraries
- Creating custom brushes and textures in Photoshop
- Creating backgrounds and animations in Illustrator
- Building a short promo in After Effects
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Using Creative Cloud Market Assets
2. Creating Textures and Patterns in Photoshop
3. Working with Assets in Illustrator
4. Project: Building a Short Promo
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