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Introduction to After Effects, Part 3: Basic Expression

by Rui L. | Computer Software FREE

7 Lessons 58:40
  1. 1. Trailer 0:32
  2. 2. Basic Timeline Operation 8:22
  3. 3. Layer Status and Layer Switches 17:00
  4. 4. Other Layer Switches 10:50
  5. 5. Blend Mode and Track Matte 8:14
  6. 6. Parent and Property Links 7:56
  7. 7. Main Controls in the Layer Panel 5:46

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About the course

Do you want to learn more about After Effects Expressions? I know you may still fear expressions. In this tutorial, I want to show you how amazing and how far a simple text line can take you, and I want to teach you all the simple expressions you can use daily. They are easy to remember and quick to execute. Some of these After Effects expressions you may have heard of before, but I promise you’ll learn something new. Give this tutorial a try, and you’ll be amazed by the simplicity of these expressions.


  • Adobe
  • After Effects
  • Code
  • Expression
  • Loop
  • Slider Control


I have had more than three years of design training experience, both online and offline. The number of my students exceeds 1,000. My course received more than 100,000 hits and received high praise.
Whether it's fashion, painting, packaging, posters, have you ever been attracted by excellent design and hope you can create such interesting works. I can help you master all kinds of design-related knowledge and techniques and help you find the most suitable way of artistic expression. I continuously have the enthusiasm to try various new design methods and design ideas, and I hope to share this enthusiasm. I believe that everyone has a talent for design, and I hope to inspire everyone’s creative enthusiasm and inspiration.

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