Brush Image Slideshow Animation in After Effects
Create an amazing Brush Image Slideshow animation in Adobe After Effects. In this tutorial, you will learn to create a brush slideshow animation in Adobe After Effects. After watching my tutorial, you will easily create your own brush slideshow animation without any plugins or expressions. This is a short and easy tutorial especially for beginners and this is 100% editable. You can easily change the images or replace the video if you want.
Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Brush Image Slideshow:
Step 1: Create a Composition
- Open Adobe After Effects.
- Create a new composition named “Brush Slideshow.”
- Set the resolution to 1920×1080 Pixels, frame rate to 30 frames per second, and duration to 20 seconds.
Step 2: Import and Prepare Brush Transitions
- Go to the File Menu > Import > Import the brush transition videos.
- Create a New Composition named “brush 01” and set the duration to 10 seconds.
- Duplicate the brush composition by pressing Control D and drag it into both the “Brush 1” and “Brush 2” compositions.
- Double-click the “Brush 1” composition.
- Adjust the composition duration: Move to the second last frame, and press Shift Control and D to split the brush transition footage layer.
- Right-click on the duplicated layer and go to Time > Freeze Frame.
- Drag the frozen frame to extend the composition to 10 seconds.
Step 4: Prepare Images
- Go to the File Menu > Import and import the required images.
- Create a new composition named “Image 01.”
- Duplicate the image 1 composition twice.
- Drag the images into the image composition and adjust their sizes.
Step 6: Build Brush Slideshow
- Go back to the “Brush Slideshow” composition.
- Drag the “Brush 1” composition into the timeline.
- Drag the “Image 1” composition below the brush composition.
- Go to the track matte options for the image layer, and choose Luma Matte “Brush 1.”
- Select the “Image 1” composition layer and press S to open scale properties.
- Add a keyframe for scale at the first frame, and drag it to the last frame.
- Go to the first frame and increase the image size to 15%.
- Select both keyframes, right-click, and choose Keyframe Assistant > Easy Ease.
Step 7: Repeat for Image 2
- Repeat steps 5-7 for the “Image 2” composition.
- Select the “Brush 2” and “Image 2” layers and drag them to start at 4 seconds.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully created a dynamic Brush Slideshow animation in Adobe After Effects.