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Radial Rays using a Shape Layer

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Here is a simple recipe for radial rays in AE
After Effects CS3
Design/Objects
Tips'n Tricks

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Make a shape layer containing a single big circle. Set the stroke width to be the same as the diameter of the circle. Make the stroke a dashed stroke. Set the dash length to taste.

by Todd Kopriva (Adobe)

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Shape Layer, Circle, Stroke

(Min. Version: After Effects CS3, Category: Design/Objects, Type: Tips'n Tricks)
posted by Indy on Aug 03, 2009

 

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Adding a stroke around a layer

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A quick method to set an outline/stroke based on the original shape of a layer.(Preset)
After Effects CS3
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posted by MicGyver on Oct 14, 2009

Make a layer revolve in a circle

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From Adobe's LiveDocs:
You can create an expression without using properties from other layers. For example, you can make a layer revolve in a perfect circle.
After Effects CS3
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posted by MicGyver on Sep 24, 2008

Circle Fun

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This generates perfect circular motion centered around the original position of the layer.
After Effects 7
Useful things
Expressions

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posted by Indy on Jan 01, 2009


 

 

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