Evan Abrams shows how to use the power of After Effects vector Shape Layers to create an animation that transforms from one pictogram into another, making a TV that turns into a Laptop, and then turns into a Tablet.

So you want to make stuff. And then make that stuff into other stuff? Well it’s great we have shape layers for all that nonsense you want to do

Evan walks through the process of using Shape Layers in AE and also provides some tips as to handling the quirks of After Effects Shape Layers, providing an understanding for animating shape layers in After Effects.