After Effects Tutorial: how to create a 3D swinging / swing intro text animatin in after effects

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– learn how to make complexe animations (intro animation) based on one singel null object
– learn how to connect different layers and settings to each other
– learn how to make layers 3D
– learn how to drive the whole animation (swing, swinging) with just one layer (p.e. slow down or speed up all layers by just adjusting one layer…)
– learn how to offset animations in time with the help of expressions

****copy and paste the following expressions into your AE-project and adjust the text with capital letters****

thisComp.layer(“FILL IN YOUR LAYER NAME HERE”).transform.xRotation.
valueAtTime(time-FRAMENUMER WHICH YOU WANT TO OFFSET*thisComp.frameDuration)



this tutoial shows you how to get two (or more) (text) layers swinging in an organic way, and how to conect them so that it looks as if they are interacting.

Duration: 00:17:43