Creating a Scribble Effect for Video Using After Effects

How to create a moving "sketch" animation over video in Adobe After Effects.

Animating using the brush tool in After Effects is useful for creating flashy visuals and keeping viewers entertained with more than just a simple video. 

Key Concepts

  • How to go frame by frame and realize how frame settings affect what is show on screen (frame duration for brush strokes)

  • Animating by going frame by frame

  • Creating precomps

  • Manipulating precomps (position)

  • Keyframing position with precomps

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Guest Author:
Eryc Rodriguez
Former Adobe Student Consultant