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Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release) by Brie Gyncild, Andrew Faulkner

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4. Working with Shape Layers

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Create custom shapes.

Customize a shape’s fill and stroke.

Use path operations to transform shapes.

Animate shapes.

Repeat shapes.

Snap layers into alignment.

Explore design options with the Brainstorm feature.

Use an expression to animate properties in time with audio.

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