Animated Prayer Countdowns

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How to animate custom prayer countdowns

In this tutorial you will learn how to create custom prayer countdowns that are visual reminders for our community to push “pause” in their lives and take a moment to pray and give thanks to God.

We created a collection of free prayer countdowns for our community. Download them here!

Software Needed: Adobe After Effects CC

Instructor: Jason Watson

A Pro Church Media University Original brought to you by Pro Church Media

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What’s In This Tutorial

0:40 – Setting up your composition

1:15 – Drawing your circle path

2:01 – Using trim paths

2:49 – How long you should make your countdown

3:58 – Adding your text

4:46 – How to adjust where your circle begins/ends

5:21 – Using track matte effects

8:51 – How to add a color correction

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Tutorial Info + Resources 

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How to animate custom prayer countdowns

In this tutorial you will learn how to create custom prayer countdowns that are visual reminders for our community to push “pause” in their lives and take a moment to pray and give thanks to God.

We created a collection of free prayer countdowns for our community. Download them here!

Software Needed: Adobe After Effects CC

Instructor: Jason Watson

A Pro Church Media University Original brought to you by Pro Church Media

How to animate custom prayer countdowns

In this tutorial you will learn how to create custom prayer countdowns that are visual reminders for our community to push “pause” in their lives and take a moment to pray and give thanks to God.

We created a collection of free prayer countdowns for our community. Download them here!

Software Needed: Adobe After Effects

Instructor: Jason Watson

A Pro Church Media University Original brought to you by Pro Church Media

What’s In This Tutorial
  • 0:40 – Setting up your composition
  • 1:15 – Drawing your circle path
  • 2:01 – Using trim paths
  • 2:49 – How long you should make your countdown
  • 3:58 – Adding your text
  • 4:46 – How to adjust where your circle begins/ends
  • 5:21 – Using track matte effects
  • 8:51 – How to add a color correction
Tutorial Info + Resources 

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