Chapter 10 Designing Vector Shapes


I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way—things I had no words for.

—Georgia O’Keeffe

Throughout this book, we’ve talked about putting together the ultimate motion graphics toolbox. If you think about it, vector shapes are like a Swiss Army knife, versatile and essential. You have tools for just about every task in one small, lightweight package.

Vectors can be used in everything from masks to motion paths. They are flexible, yet precise; rarely does a project get completed without one. In this chapter we’ll share the techniques we use most often when using vector ...

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