Create an Amazing Flip Animation in Adobe After Effects


SUBSCRIBE! It’s free and I will continue to give out free downloads!

If you are looking to create a flip cards animation then you are definitely at the right place. In this tutorial, you will learn to create an amazing flip card animation in Adobe After Effects without using any plugins or expressions. After watching this tutorial you will easily create your own flip card animation. I recommend you to watch this video till the end, don’t skip any step. Otherwise, the results might be different. This is 100% editable, you can easily change the images if you want.

Step 1: First of all open Adobe After Effects. Then create a New Composition. Rename it to Flip animation or whatever name you like. Set the Resolutions to 1920×1080 Pixels, the Frame rate to 30 Frames per second, and Set the duration to 10 Seconds.

Step 2: Go to the File Menu > Import > Import the required images.

Step 3: Drag the A-letter image to create a new composition with the same resolutions. Do the same with letter B, C and D. Go back to the Main Composition Drag the A letter Composition to the Main Composition and Enable the 3D Option.

Step 4: Zoom in the screen and add the horizontal and vertical guide to the center. Make sure the guides are on the center, otherwise the results would be different.

Step 5: Select the Layer and Press Control D to make it duplicate. Keep the bottom layer selected and select the rectangle tool then add a mask to the Topside. Select the Tom layer and add a mask from the bottom side.

Step 6: Select the Top layer of the A composition and Press the R key on the keyboard to open the Rotation Properties. Make sure you are at the first frame and Add a keyframe of X rotation. Change the X rotation value to 180 degrees. Go to about 1 second forward on a timeline and change the X rotation value back to 0 degrees.

Step 7: Select the bottom layer of A composition, go to track matte, and choose Alpha Inverted Matte. Go to 15 frames forward on a timeline and trim the top layer of A composition then Make it visible. Select the top A letter layers and drag the Pick whip to the bottom layer of the A composition.

Step 8: Drag the B letter composition to the timeline. Select the B composition layer and enable the 3D and duplicate the B layer composition by pressing the Control D key on the keyboard.

Step 9: Select the bottom layer of B composition, then select the rectangle tool. Create a mask from the left side. Select the top layer of B composition, and add a layer mask from the right side.

Step 10: Select the top layer of B composition and press R to open the rotation properties. Add a keyframe on Y rotation, and change the Y rotation value to +180 degrees. Go 1 second forward on a timeline. Change the Y rotation value back to 0 degrees.

Step 11: Select the bottom layer of B composition, go to track matte, and choose Alpha Inverted Matte. Go to 15 frames forward on a timeline and trim the top layer of B composition then Make it visible. Select the top B letter layers and drag the Pick whip to the bottom layer of B composition.

Step 12: Lock the visible layer, and hide them.

Step 13: Drag the C letter composition just above the all layers. Enable the 3D option and press Control D to make it duplicate.

Step 14: Select the bottom layer of C composition, then select the rectangle tool from the Toolbar. Create a Mask from the Top Side. Select the top layer of C composition, and create a layer mask from the bottom side.

Step 15: Keep the Top layer of the C letter selected and press R to open rotation properties. Change the X rotation value to -180 degrees. Go to about 1 second forward on a timeline and change the X rotation value back to 0 degrees. Go to track matte, and choose Alpha Inverted Matte. Go to 15 frames forward on a timeline and trim the top layer of C composition then Make it visible. Select the top C letter layers and drag the Pick whip to the bottom layer of the C composition.

Step 16: Finally, drag the D letter composition to the Main composition. Then Enable the 3D option then Press control D to make it duplicate. Select the Bottom layer of D composition. Go to the toolbar and select the rectangle tool then add a layer mask from the right side. Select the top layer of D composition, and add a layer mask from the left side.

Step 17: Select the top layer of D composition and Press R to open rotation properties. Add a keyframe on Y rotation, then change the Y rotation to -180 degrees. Go to the 1-second forward on a timeline, and change the Y rotation value back to 0 degrees. Go to track matte, and choose Alpha Inverted Matte.

Step 18: Go to 15 frames forward on a timeline and trim the top layer of D composition then Make it visible. Select the top D letter layers and drag the Pick whip to the bottom layer of the D composition.

Step 19: Let’s unhide and unlock all the locked layers. Select all layers of B, C, and D composition. Drag them 1 second on a timeline.

Step 20: Select all layers of C and D composition, and drag them to the 2 seconds on a timeline.

Step 21: Select all layers of D composition, and drag them to the 3 seconds on a timeline.

Step 22: Select the A letter composition, and drag to the timeline just between the A letters. Enable the 3D option and then drag the layer to 1 second and add a mask from the left side. Keep the new A letter composition and Press R to open rotation properties, then add a keyframe on Y rotation. Then change the Y rotation value to -90 degrees after 15 frames.

Step 23: Select the B letter composition, and drag it to the timeline just between the C layers. Enable the 3D option and then drag the layer for 2 seconds. Keep the B layer selected and press R to open rotation properties, then add a keyframe X rotation. Then change the X rotation value to +90 degrees after 15 frames. Select the rectangle tool from the toolbar and add a mask from the

Step 24: Select the C letter composition, and drag it to the timeline just between the D letters. Enable the 3D option and then drag the layer for 3 seconds. Select the rectangle tool and add a mask from the right side. Keep the C layer selected and press R to open rotation properties. Add a keyframe on Y rotation then change the Y rotation to +90 degrees after 15 frames.

We are done! Our Flip Cards Animation is completed. If you have a custom request just Contact me.

Here you can download the free Project file (File Size: 91.5 KB)

 

Password: rizatgraphics320

Remain active on this page otherwise, the counter will be reset!

Check Also

Disco Ball Animation in After Effects

Create a Disco Ball Animation in Adobe After Effects

It’s free and I will continue to give out free downloads! If you want to …

error: Content is protected !!