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After Effects Apprentice, 2nd Edition by Chris Trish Meyer

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Advanced Animation

Manipulating keyframes to create more refined animations

In This Lesson

keyframe basics
the Work Area
Anchor Point overview
Pan Behind tool
motion control moves
the Graph Editor
Speed versus Value Graphs
panning and zooming time
editing graph curves
easing animations
Graph Editor Sets
Separate Dimensions
Motion Sketch
Smoother
Auto-Orient
Motion Blur
Roving Keyframes
Time-Reverse Keyframes
Hold keyframes
time display and timecode

Getting Started

Make sure you have copied the Lesson 02-Advanced Animation folder from this book’s disc onto your hard drive, and make note of where it is; it contains the project file and sources you need to execute this lesson.

In this lesson, you will work through a number of easy exercises ...

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