The best Adobe Illustrator to After Effects workflow

    In this tutorial, our motion graphics designer & tutor Ihor Karas(IG: will reveal our workflow and tell you everything you should know about working with Adobe Illustrator layers in After Effects from import to proper ways of working with layers on the timeline and tools to optimize your workflow.

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    There is a wide range of topics considered in this video, so here are the timecodes for your help:
    00:00 – Intro
    00:37 – Import AI files to AE
    02:01 – AI files Preparation
    03:48 – Work with pure Illustrator Layers on the Timeline
    05:01 – Convert to Shape Layers
    06:38 – Problems you may deal with
    09:14 – Overlord
    13:27 – Motion Tools
    16:24 – Outro


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