Weather App 3
first let's create a new composition. Now, this could be whatever you want. I'm going to do regular by 10 80 but say you want to put this actually, you know what I'm gonna do. I'm gonna do 1000 by 1000. As if we were going to post this on something like instagram, I'm going to add my white background, command y, control y for you pc users and make it white and that looks pretty good. I want that clean white background that we all see in, you know, modern sort of design and app and tech stuff. Then I'm going to take, Well 1st rename this to up or I'll just call this iphone. Then I'm going to take the app and drag it in here on top of our white solid and drag it down or make the size smaller. Something like 30 is pretty good. Next what I want to do is create The IPhone outside layer. Now I know the new IPhone 10 that's coming out, which by this time it's probably an old phone. They probably have like an IPhone 25 by the time you're watching this. But I know they're getting rid of the ho...
me button and that's why I don't want any more home button. So what I'm going to take is the rounded rectangle tool. I'm going to change the color to sort of a dark charcoal color and then what I'm going to do is just click and drag around and I'm going to have to edit this and rename this to iphone. Okay, so let zoom in. I'm gonna lock my app player so I don't touch it, take my selection tool and let's just try to make it so that the edges are the same with and I can align this center horizontal and vertical and that looks pretty good. Maybe the top and bottom is a little bit bigger. Maybe you want everything to be a little bit bigger actually. Actually no, they're trying to get rid of all those edges on on all these phones. So let's do something like that. Looks pretty darn good. Okay, so now we have our iphone, the next thing I want to do is pre compose this. So it's just one thing that I can control and move around. So select the app and the iphone, right click pre compose. I'll call this phone with app and now I can create my reflection. So well what I want to do is duplicate this. Just command D. Well I selected, let's rename this to reflection. Let's rotate this 180° and then drag it down. And what I'm actually going to do is parent this to the phone so that if I move the phone up or make it smaller, which I'm going to do, it looks good. Next let's drop the opacity of the reflection. So press T on your keyboard to bring up. Opacity. Let's drop it to 50. Maybe even. Let's see what I used here. 50. Yeah, so 50 looks pretty good. And then the the thing that I think makes this sells it a little bit more is this sort of fade off. And I did that with a simple mask animation. So our mask mask and feathering so with reflections selected, I can take my pen tool and then just click actually maybe just click, click and let's extend this and cool, that looks pretty good. We can change it later. Press F. To bring up feathering. Let's feather this out Now let's actually just move this up just a little bit so we just get a little bit. And the cool thing about this and again, why I think it sells it is that you see the animation in that and it makes it so easy, you don't have to like animate this separately, create some sort of custom shape. You're just using pre comps, rotations, masks and opacity to get this nice reflection. Okay, so to add to make this a little bit cooler, What I'm actually going to do is add a 3D rotation. So if you want to make it like this, all you have to do where it's going across the frame, it just do a position animation, make it go left to right, pretty simple, right and do that to the phone with app layer. But what I'm gonna do is enable three D. For both layers, Press R. And what I'm going to do is a simple y rotation. Now I don't want to go too far because this is after effects and these are two D layers. But if I just go to like -7 or something like that, Set a key frame for -7 And then go to the end and set one for positive seven I think it sells it pretty well. That's very subtle. Maybe we want to go a little bit more and actually let's rotate the other way. So 10, two negative and maybe let's just do a little scale animation too. So scale, we're going to zoom in so scale right there And then at 85 and let's move that to the end actually and then in the beginning let's go down to 80. So it's just slowly zooming in and it's got this subtle rotation which I think is another sort of cool way to animate this clean, nicely designed. And can you believe that this is something that you could do yourself. You have all the skills and the tools to do something like this and we did this in less than an hour. You can you know, imagine if you spent a day actually working on an after effects design or a user design animation for a real world app or something that's a little bit more complicated. You can imagine how cool that you can make something but in this class I just want to show you the basics, give you the tools the basic steps to get to those more advanced features and projects, and then I'll let you take it from there. Thanks so much for watching. I hope you enjoyed this one. I really enjoyed teaching this one and I'm gonna go ahead and post this on social media. I hope that you enjoyed it. And if you can post it on social media, post your project, maybe change it up a little bit. At least change the colors and tag me ad filibuster and at video school online on all your social media platforms. Thanks so much and we'll see you in the next lesson.