4. Working with Shape Layers

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Create custom shapes.

Customize a shape’s fill and stroke.

Use path operations to transform shapes.

Animate shapes.

Repeat shapes.

Snap layers into alignment.

Use an expression to animate properties in time with audio.


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