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Nico DahlgrenCurved Roads in After Effects
by on May 12, 2016 at 2:27:45 pm

Hi guys!

So I have been working with After Effects for a few weeks now and really love it. However, I've tried finding tutorials on how to make a smooth animation of a curved road, and didn't find anything related.

I have a character riding a motorcycle - he is centered, while the road is going to be in motion. The road has a white fill, with a black stroke (so basically you will just see the edges as the road is turning).

I made a road with a curve (see attached photo), then scaled it so that it moves way past the borders of the scene. I then changed positions with keyframes. -However, the road goes outside the scene during RAM Preview, I'm guessing it is because I am trying to animate the X and Y-positions at the same time.

I was wondering if there is an easier way to make a road like this? As you can see in the attached photo, it is going to be a really simple animation and a really simple road.

Thanks for listening!

Regards Nico

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Dave LaRondeRe: Curved Roads in After Effects
by on May 12, 2016 at 4:59:08 pm

Sorry, there's nothing attached.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA

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