Build a system that even a fool can use and only a fool will want to use it.
—George Bernard Shaw
This chapter examines in close detail how image data flows through an After Effects project. It’s full of the information you need to help you make the most of After Effects.
Sometimes you take the attitude of a master chef—you know what can be prepped and considered “done” before the guests are in the restaurant and it’s time to cook the meal. At other times, you’re more like a programmer, isolating and debugging elements of a project, even creating controlled tests to figure out how things are working. This chapter ...