Using Illustrator with After Effects


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Using Illustrator with After Effects

If you do motion graphics work, another essential tool is Adobe Illustrator. We've been using Illustrator files throughout this training series. And as we have talked about, when you import Illustrator files, you could also import them as a composition as well. So, there is a lot that carries over. Another feature that we haven't really touched on too much is the fact that Illustrator files can be scaled up above 100%. They could be resize without any loss in quality and that relationship, that ability, carries over when you import Illustrator files into After Effects.

So, I have this little knight guy here and if I take his scale above 100%, really, really huge, we can start to see some degradation here, and that's going to happen on any layer that you have. But if it's an Illustrator file, then you can go to this layer, and there is a column here in the Switches area of the Timeline panel that says Continuously Rasterize. If we check this, it will access the Illustrator f...

Using Illustrator with After Effects
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Using Illustrator with After Effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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