Learn how to add animation properties to a shape layer using path operations.

What you'll need

Download a sample file to practice with. This sample file is an Adobe Stock asset you can use to practice what you learn in this tutorial. If you want to use the sample file beyond this tutorial, you can purchase a license on Adobe Stock. Check out the ReadMe file in the folder for the terms that apply to your use of this sample file.

What you learned: How to animate multiple shapes within a single shape layer using one set of controls in the path operation, Wiggle Transform

Apply Wiggle Transform to shape layers

  1. Select the shape layer to animate in the timeline.
  2. Open the layer options by clicking on the arrow for the shape layer.
  3. In the Contents section, press the Add button and choose Wiggle Paths from the menu.
  4. Press the spacebar to preview the animation.
  5. Adjust the Wiggle Transform options to set which parameters will animate.
  6. Adjust the Wiggles/Second setting to change the speed of animation.

Add the newly applied Wiggle Transform command to other layers in the composition.

  1. Click on Wiggle Transform 1 to select the Wiggle Transform operation and copy.
  2. Select any other shape layers in the Timeline panel and paste to add the Wiggle Transform operation to the selected layers.  

 

04/17/2019

Adobe Stock contributor: Meranna

Designer: Ian Robinson

Presenter: Ian Robinson

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