Tutorial: Shape Reveal Animation | After Effects + FreeForm Pro

Charles Yeager shows how to create a shape reveal animation with FreeForm Pro in After Effects. The animated spheres are easily created with Mettle Mantra V2 and CC Sphere in After Effects.

Download the free project file and follow along:

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Tutorial: Reveal Animation with Spheres

Rendered Sample.

Setting up CC Spheres with texture.

Create Image Displace Comp.

Apply FreeForm Pro and Adjust Primitives Scale.

Size Amplifying Value.

Apply Sphere Texture.

Keyframe Displacement Map.

Keyframe 3D Transform Animation.

Keyframe Size Amplifying Value.

Final Result.

Easily Change Textures and Displace Image.

Charles Yeager is a Filmmaker & Motion Graphics Artist currently residing in Arkansas. His projects have been recognized by Canon, Video Copilot, Vimeo, Filmmaker IQ, No Film School, Film Convert, BOOM Library & Filminute. See his portfolio at yeagerfilms.com.

Charles is the author of numerous Mettle tutorials on video post-production in After Effects and Premier Pro. You can find them in the tutorial sections on our website.