Understand Keyframes in Adobe After Effects CS6


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Understanding keyframes

Now that we have a firm foundation for understanding comps and layers, it's time to dive a little deeper into understanding how animation works. In this video, I've laid out multiple layers setup so we can actually drive home all the different kinds of keyframes that you can create and use within After Effects. So to get started, let's select Layer 1 and 2 and press U to open up any of their animations. And this should look relatively familiar. We have some keyframes and I know they're linear, because they're diamond shaped.

So load up a RAM Preview and let's preview our animation. As you can see here, it's a pretty straightforward linear animation. Now I'm going to stop playback by pressing the Spacebar and click up here in my timeline. I want you to click right around 4 seconds. The reason I want to do this is to set the work area, so press N on your keyboard to set the work area. What this is going to do is load up only this first 4 seconds into RAM when...

Understanding keyframes
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Understanding keyframes provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CS6 Essential Training

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Video
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After Effects
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