Follow-Through in After Effects
Animators often try to mimic the way things move in real life, using the principles of animation to recreate what they see with their eyes. Learning this skill is the key to creating beautiful movement regardless of the software or medium you’re working with. Follow-through, or overlapping action, is a principle that can add loads of visual interest and realism to your work once you grasp it.
In this tutorial, Joey, who teaches Animation Bootcamp and our free course The Path to MoGraph, shows you one way you can apply follow-through to your After Effects work. This trick is incredibly handy because it doesn’t rely on having artwork that was divided up into layers for animation.