After Effects | Creating Geometric Transitions Using Shape Layers

Using a simple track or luma matte in After Effects, Mikey Borup shows how to create custom geometric transitions using Shape Layers in After Effects which will provide a sort of procedural approach to creating transitions.

Creating cool shape transitions with after effects

The shape layers in After Effects become extremely versatile, allowing you to add repetition, and procedural style effects pretty easily using the built-in animators and repeaters. Here Mikey shows how to take advantage of the special shape layer attributes in After Effects to easily create some transitions that can add some pizzaz to your project.