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***MORE DETAILS AND SHORTCUTS HERE***
You will need Photoshop and After Effects to complete this tutorial.
Any questions please ask in the comments and I will gladly answer.
B – Brush Tool
E – Eraser (works in a similar way to the brush)
P – Pen Tool (For drawing smooth shapes) (You must rasterize a pen layer before you can edit it)
V – Transform
C – Crop
Ctrl/Cmd + Z – Undo last task
Ctrl/Cmd + Alt + Z – Undo many tasks
After Effects Shortcuts
P – Position
S – Scale
R – Rotation
T – Opacity
U – Show keyframes in layer
Ctrl/Cmd + A – Select all
Y – Change anchor point
B – select the beginning of a playback section
N – select the end of a playback section
0 (on a numberpad) – RAM Preview
I recognise that my style of animation pales in comparison to line-drawn animation.
I create cartoons purely for my jokes and scripts.
This tutorial was made with the intent of helping people with no experience in After Effects create a character animation and to show them how to make a simple cartoon from start to finish.
This After Effects tutorial was created by Ross Plaskow
This is strictly for beginners.
For After Effects tutorials: http://bit.ly/AftereffectS
For Meat Mysteries: http://bit.ly/meatmysteries
For Dinosaurs in Space: http://bit.ly/DinosaurS
AFTER EFFECTS CHARACTER ANIMATION TUTORIAL