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The best Adobe Illustrator to After Effects workflow — Tutorial

In this tutorial, our motion graphics designer & tutor Ihor Karas(IG: will reveal our workflow and tell you everything you should know about working with Adobe Illustrator layers in After Effects from import to proper ways of working with layers on the timeline and tools to optimize your workflow.

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There is a wide range of topics considered in this video, so here are the timecodes for your help:
00:00 – Intro
00:37 – Import AI files to AE
02:01 – AI files Preparation
03:48 – Work with pure Illustrator Layers on the Timeline
05:01 – Convert to Shape Layers
06:38 – Problems you may deal with
09:14 – Overlord
13:27 – Motion Tools
16:24 – Outro

By: Motion Design School
Title: The best Adobe Illustrator to After Effects workflow — Tutorial
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