Tip: Motion Paths > < Masks
Position motion paths can also be pasted to a mask path, resized using Free Transform Points, and pasted back to Position. See for info.
Open [Ex.01_starter] which contains a gizmo following a spiral path. Say you decide that the spiral needs to be larger so that it will swing out of the comp’s boundaries by the end:
Step 1: Add a New > Layer > Null Object. This is a dummy layer that will be used to help us scale the path.
- 5. Animation Assistance: A series of tips, tricks, and Keyframe Assistants to make your life easier
- from Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects, 5th Edition
- Publisher: Focal Press
- Released: February 2013
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