on Apr 13, 2018 at 9:45:09 pm Last Edited By Dave LaRonde on Apr 14, 2018 at 4:28:08 am
It sounds as if you may have to prepare the Illustrator file differently.
There are a number of things like a drop shadow or a blur that force After Effects to immediately rasterize the file, and that's it -- you lose the ability to scale up using continuous rasterization. I suspect the mesh is also among those no-no's in AE. So flatten the offending layers or bake 'em, whatever they call it in Illustrator.
If you need the image to be bigger in AE, I suggest that you make the image bigger in Illustrator... probably bigger than you think you'll need. It's not a problem in AE to scale it down.
I also notice a big color difference; if the Illustrator file is in CMYK color, you need to change it to RGB color. AE hates CMYK.
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