Move Shapes shows how to easily edit vectors to get a fake 3D animation in Adobe After Effects.
Move Shapes channel (Peter Arumugam) has a new tutorial covering creating a fake 3D animation in After Effects, using shape layers and ingenuity.
The tutorial starts with Adobe Illustrator and moves to animation in After Effects using shape layers and standard tools.
More on the Fake 3D Effect.
Move Shapes has a couple of other tutorials covering various subjects, using the same principle for creating a faked 3D look.
One is making a 3D car turn using shape layers in After Effects.
The other tutorial shows how to use the same technique to animate a 3D airplane in After Effects.