Animation Tips Central

After Effects, Illustrator and more

  • Lottie Notes
  • Expressions in After Effects
  • Tools and Resources
  • Composition Crop to Area of Interest
    Composition > The crop comp to region of interest
  • Tips and Shortcuts working in After Effects
    Pre Compose Shift + Command + C Hold alt key while creating parametric shapes to automatically convert to bezier Merge Paths similar to Illustrator’s pathfinder. Mode: add, subtract, etc Option + Command + Home to position anchor in center Shortcuts: A – Anchor Point…
  • After Effects Path Operators
    Repeater Set center of composition. Select layer (not shape) > Repeater, set position: ‘0’ (so copies are on top of each other.) Set rotation on repeater 45° Go to Shape > Transform > Position (Y) -90, in this case. To reposition, set layer (original shape).