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.

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

  • Edit Time Remap keyframes in the Graph Editor.


This lesson will take about an hour to complete. If you haven’t already done so, download the project files for this lesson from www.adobepress.com/AfterEffectsCIB2020, following the instructions in the Getting Started ...

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