How To Animate A Firework Rocket In After Effects

Oliver Randorff shows how to make all the details for a firework rocket animation, including smoke, fire, and an explosion.

With the newest version of Adobe After Effects, you can create your own unique animation with keyframes and shape layer tools. The process may seem daunting at first but once broken down into easy steps it is pretty straightforward!

This tutorial from Oliver Randorff shows how you can create a firework rocket with smoke and an explosion by using only Ae native tools. The entire effect is created in two shapes layer, which we use Mr Mercury for to add some depth effects like stylized clouds or dust trails.