How to Animate Geometric Shapes in Ae Using Shape Layers

FlowTuts shows how to make and animate geometric shapes in After Effects quickly.

Vectors and simple shapes within After Effects’ shape layers are one of the foundational tasks for a lot of motion designers. This new After Effects tutorial from FlowTuts shows how to create animated geometric shapes leveraging Ae’s shape layers and a few other tips.

Learn More About Working With Shapes.

Check out this tutorial from VinhSon Nguyen (Creative Dojo) that shows how to make a stylized effect with a wave warp.

This tutorial from Peter Arumugam (Move Shapes) covers using shape layers and vector paths to create looping geometric animations.

Ben Marriott shows how to get a paper cut-out and stop-motion looks using Shape layers in After Effects.