In this engaging tutorial, we will walk you through the process of creating a visually appealing book animation using Extrudalizer in After Effects.
In this engaging tutorial, we will walk you through the process of creating a visually appealing book animation. You'll learn how to use DUIK Pins and Bezier IK to animate a book's cover and page flip, create the effect of multiple pages flipping with time remapping, and add a convincing 3D aspect using the unique Extrudalizer tool. We'll also cover the creation of page edges, simulate text with lines and repeaters, apply masks, and map artwork onto the book cover and finally export it all to Lottie. So whether you’re designing an interactive e-book, a charming book review video, or merely wish to learn more about animation, this tutorial will equip you with practical skills to bring your vision to life.
0:16 Animate artwork using DUIK pins
0:46 Extrudalize & animate book rotation
1:09 Draw & animate page using DUIK pins & Bezier IK
1:47 Create Pages flipping using time remapping
2:18 Extrudalize the page & link effect controls
2:36 Create page edges using Vertex Parents & createPath expression
3:43 Create page text using a repeater
4:05 Arrange pages stacking order for 3D effect
4:42 Add mask to hide pages under the book cover
5:23 Use artwork mapping to add book cover
6:00 Export to Lottie with Bodymovin plugin