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After Effects for Designers by Chris Jackson

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6

Information in Motion

Words, shapes, and images work together to visualize and communicate information. Motion can further enhance this integration by depicting change to the viewer. This includes manipulating an object’s appearance, such as its size, color, or position, over time. This chapter examines how motion can be useful in communicating data.

At the completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

    Discuss the different types of data visualization

    Animate a pie chart using a transition effect

    Create Shape Layers to animate a vertical bar chart

    Use parenting in After Effects to animate multiple layers together

    Add code-driven expressions to simplify complex animation

    Track motion in digital video

    Apply ...

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