6 Animating Layers

Lesson overview

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

  • Animate a layered Adobe Photoshop file.

  • Create an expression using the pick whip.

  • Work with imported Photoshop layer styles.

  • Apply a track matte to control the visibility of layers.

  • Animate a layer using the Corner Pin effect.

  • Apply the Lens Flare effect to a solid layer.

  • Use time remapping and the Layer panel to dynamically retime footage.

  • Edit Time Remap keyframes in the Graph Editor.


This lesson will take approximately an hour to complete. Download the project files for this lesson, following the instructions in the Getting Started section under “Accessing ...

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