I'm trying to make the next effect in AE:

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Take the 1st string of guitar and 'broke it', transforming line into a spiral, like this:

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What is the fastest and optimal way to do this? Thanks!

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Make a spiral like this:

Keyframe it back to a straight line.

If you need more control, you could auto-trace it, and then manually reshape the traced path back to a straight line?

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