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The Power Shape Layers

How to Master Shape Layers in After Effects

4.57 / 5.0
319 students5 hours 31 minutes

Created by Jeffrey Knight, offered on Udemy

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This comprehensive course analyzes every aspect of Shape Layers in After Effects. You will learn everything from the basics to advanced techniques. In addition to on-screen tutorials, I provide project files so you can follow along and experiment on your own. This course is intended for all levels of motion graphic designer, and all designers are encouraged to take this course in order to become a Master of Shape Layers.

What you will learn

  • Simple to complex Shape Layer animations
  • Using tools specific to Shape Layers to create dynamic animations
  • Applying expressions to Shape Layers
  • Practical applications for Shape Layers
  • Full knowledge of how to create and use Shape Layers in professional motion graphics projects


  • Basic knowledge of After Effects
  • Adobe CC
  • Understanding of motion graphic design
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  • Price: $94.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 5 hours 31 minutes
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bestcourses score: 5.4/10

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