Learning After Effects Tip 4: Learn the Fundamentals
Learn After Effects Today
Start your journey with After Effects today! This video playlist from Adobe's 'Learn from the Pros' is a great introduction to After Effects and its concepts. Dig in and enjoy.
Expressions are a great addition to your After Effects workflow. Expressions are snippets of code that can do various things like add a wiggling motion to a position property. Loop a section of animation or do more complex things like simulate the effects of gravity on a object.
Below are a set of introductory expression tutorials by Parker Young of Animoplex. These are incredible, Check them out!
Learn to Script
Learning to script for After Effects is another great addition to your toolkit. Scripting allows you to automate workflows, create tools for repetitive tasks and take the heavy load out of complex calculations. Below are some introductory tutorials to help you understand the power of scripting.