Digging deep into After Effect’s toolbox, Bilalmarri shows how you are able to create an animated 3D stroke directly in After Effects without the use of any 3rd party tools, relaying on the Vegas Effect and expressions.

In this tutorial, I will be explaining you how to create some extruded stroke effects only using After Effects

Bilalmarri notes that this effect can be used effectively anywhere, providing the freedom to choose between the extruded layers, animated strokes, and flat layers. Check out the tutorial for Creating an Animated 3D Stroke With After Effects Native Tools here.