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After Effects in Production, 2nd Edition by Chris Meyer, Trish Meyer

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Employing Parenting to animate a multi-segment robot arm, and editing a video montage for the inset screen.

One of the most significant features in After Effects is Parenting, which lets you attach one object to another and animate both while they remain linked. This feature is particularly useful for character-style animation, as it makes anthropomorphic chains of objects much easier to manage.

In this tutorial you will employ Parenting to control a robot arm to use as a pointing device in a bumper ...

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