After Effects Essentials: Shape Layers, Keyframes, & Masks

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in News & Tutorials, Tutorials


In this intro-level tutorial, I’ll use a common task for video & motion graphics editors – the creation of a lower third – to give you a look at shape layers, key framing, and masking. Including a ton of other little tips, techniques, and shortcuts, this video is a great resource for anyone who is starting with After Effects, but wants more explanation than a simple “click here, do this”.

Download the CC2015 Lower 3rd_aep project file here.


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