When you utilize the myriad of templates and quick guide tutorials, you have quite a few options always at your fingertips. And, to be honest, it can sometimes be as easy as a few clicks to truly give your animations that extra level of dynamics. In this great quick tip tutorial from Sonduck Film, we get a solid primer on some basic and simple tricks which you can apply to your After Effects motion graphic animations.
All you need to do is duplicate some of the base layers of your animation, then off-set them by a few frames, then add some fill effects. From there, you have plenty of customization controls for anchoring the effect and changing everything from the angle to the intensity to the color. Creating your own shape layers (in this example we use the ellipse tool) that 'burst'….