Google Material Design – Point of Origin

By July 30, 2015Tutorial
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With the publishing of Google Material Design, a whole world of animation possibility has opened up. In this quick tutorial, you’ll learn how to set up and animate a ‘point of origin’ effect, which is insanely useful. You can find this discussion and animation reference here on the Google Material Design animation guidelines.

You’ll learn how to modify your layer’s anchor point. You’ll also learn how insanely baddass layer styles are in After Effects.

If you’re designing in Illustrator and don’t have access to layer styles natively, don’t fret, because I show you how to create them in AE.

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