FORUMS: list search recent posts

Animated Strokes

COW Forums : Adobe After Effects

<< PREVIOUS   •   FAQ   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
Eric Klassen
Animated Strokes
on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:07:27 pm

How are these animated strokes done? I see animations like this all the time but I've never understood how to do it. I need to create a propelling path in 3D space.
Watch from 0:21 - 0:36 below for a good example.
Thanks,
Eric







Return to posts index

Todd Kopriva
Re: Animated Strokes
on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:05:18 am

There are several ways, but the one that I like best is to create your graphic, then draw a mask down the center of each element that you want to reveal, and then apply the Stroke effect. You can animate the Stroke effect to reveal the graphic. Just choose Reveal Original Image from the Paint Style menu.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
putting the 'T' back in 'RTFM' : After Effects Help on the Web
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
If a page of After Effects Help answers your question, please consider rating it. If you have a tip, technique, or link to share---or if there is something that you'd like to see added or improved---please leave a comment.


Return to posts index

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
© 2017 CreativeCOW.net All Rights Reserved
[TOP]