Download e-book for kindle: Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects by Chris Meyer

By Chris Meyer

* fifth version of best-selling After results ebook by means of well known authors Trish and Chris Meyer covers the real updates in After results CS4 and CS5
* Covers either crucial and complicated ideas, from uncomplicated layer manipulation and animation via keying, movement monitoring, and colour administration
* better half DVD is full of undertaking records (for CS5), resource fabrics, and approximately 2 hundred pages of bonus chapters

Trish and Chris Meyer percentage over 17 years of genuinely-earned, real-world movie and video construction event inside of this significantly acclaimed textual content. greater than a step by step evaluate of the good points in AE, readers will find out how this system thinks on the way to become aware of their very own visions extra speedy and successfully. This full-color e-book is full of suggestions, gotchas, and sage recommendation that would aid clients thrive it doesn't matter what initiatives they could encounter.

Creating movement snap shots fifth version has been completely revised to mirror the recent positive aspects brought in either After results CS4 and CS5. New chapters hide the innovative new Roto Brush function, in addition to mocha and mocha form. The 3D part has been increased to incorporate operating with 3D results akin to Digieffects FreeForm plus workflows together with Adobe Repoussé, Vanishing element trade, and 3D version import utilizing Adobe Photoshop prolonged. The print model can be observed by means of a DVD that comprises undertaking documents (for CS5) and resource fabrics for all of the strategies established within the publication, in addition to approximately two hundred pages of bonus chapters on topics comparable to expressions, scripting, and effects.

Subjects contain: Animation concepts; Layer administration; Modes, mask, and Mattes; studying 3D house; textual content Animation; results & Presets; portray and Rotoscoping; Parenting, Nesting, and Collapsing; colour administration and Video necessities; movement monitoring and Keying; operating with Audio; Integrating with 3D purposes; Puppet instruments; Expressions; Exporting and Rendering; and masses more.
 
* buyers please be aware that documents at the DVD that accompany the print model of this ebook should not on hand in the event you purchase the Kindle or different digital models of the ebook. additionally, the fifth version is for CS5; all undertaking documents supplied are for CS5 only.

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If the levels are spending too much time in the red area, the audio is likely Creating a Composition// 2 being clipped and some distortion is being introduced; you will need to reduce the audio level of your layer(s). Audio is discussed in more detail in Chapter 34. New in CS3 is the ability to determine which audio signal path in your computer is used to play back your sound. This is done in Preferences > Audio Hardware and > Audio Output Mapping and is discussed in Chapter 43. Multiprocessing New in After Effects CS3 is support for multiprocessing.

To be precise, the Position value represents the position of the layer’s Anchor Point (which defaults to the center of the layer) in relation to the composition. Step 2: At 00:00, click the stopwatch to turn it on and set the first Position keyframe. You can also use the shortcut Option+Shift+P on Mac (Alt+Shift+P on Windows). ț Turn on the stopwatch to the left of the word Position to set the first keyframe at 00:00. In the comp panel, click anywhere inside the layer (avoiding the layer’s corners) and drag the spaceman to the bottom left-hand corner; this updates the keyframe’s XY value.

Their color and appearance can be defined in Preferences > Grids & Guides. 29 2 // Creating a Composition Frame Rate = Time Grid Frame rate is an important concept: It defines how often new image frames are read from a source, and how many times per second new frames are calculated during a render. The comp’s frame rate does not alter the frame rate of any sources; it sets the time intervals at which sources are sampled and where animation keyframes can be placed. Each composition can have its own frame rate, set inside Composition > Composition Settings.

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