How to draw a path with fill none in Adobe After Effects


Help, how do I draw a path and not a shape in Adobe After Effects?

As a beginner in After Effects, sometimes simple tasks are very challenging. Case in point: creating a path with no fill is not completed like in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop. However, don’t worry; making a path instead of a shape in Adobe Effects is still simple, but the option is a bit hidden.

After Effects Tutorial: Switch Pen Tool From Shape with Fill to Fill None for a Path with Outline

This short video tutorial shows you how to select a Fill of None for a path or shape in Adobe After Effects.

If you’re looking for an easy way to find or edit the size of your shape in After Effects, there’s a simple way.

Happy Animating!

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