In this video, get a demonstration of how to draw paths on shape layers to create a matte that will be used to reveal the layer below using the Trim Paths layer effect.
- [Instructor] Up to this point … our logo animation has looked like this. … And in an earlier movie we animated the tagline. … So what we can do is take our top layer here, … manipulate the mask … so that we're just showing the logo type. … And then turn on this layer … where we've got the tagline animated … and just take a look at what we've got. … So as we play through you can see now … we've got that tagline being animated in … and it's looking pretty good. … However, we can take this a bit further … by revealing the logo type, using shape layers. … So let's just jump into this starting composition. … Now here's our Logo-Reference, I'm just going to turn that off, … and we'll focus on this, the word RED for now. … Let's zoom in, and we'll grab a Pen tool which is up here. … And what I want to do is just deselect this, this layer here. … So there's nothing selected. … So that when I do create a new layer, … it will be a brand new shape layer, … and not adding to the current layers that we have here. …
This course was created by Andy Needham. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Animating a logo
- Designing titles
- Animating a lower third
- Creating transitions
- Animating complex transitions
- Creating animated call-to-actions
- Outputting video for social media