Advanced After Effects Creative Cloud (CC) Training

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In this Advanced After Effects CC training class, students will learn advanced-level features of the program.

Our instructor-led online classes are conducted in the Creative Cloud (CC) 2014 version of the software. Your instructor will point out the minor differences between versions where they exist. For our custom instructor-led online and onsite classes, we use the version of the software you use in your office.

  1. Learn about grouping layers to make them easier to coordinate.
  2. Learn to use expressions.
  3. Learn to add a new dimension to your animations.
  4. Learn essential skills for creating special effects.
  5. Explore paint, roto brush, and puppet tools.
  6. Learn about creating, animating, and extruding vector-based shapes.
  1. Using the Roto Brush Tool
    1. About Rotoscoping
    2. Getting Started
    3. Creating a Segmentation Boundary
    4. Fine-tuning the Matte
    5. Freezing Your Roto Brush Tool Results
    6. Changing the Background
    7. Adding Animated Text
    8. Outputting Your Project
  2. Performing Color Correction
    1. Adjusting Color Balance
    2. Replacing the Background
    3. Removing Unwanted Elements
    4. Correcting a Range of Colors
    5. Warming Colors with the Photo Filter Effect
  3. Using 3D Features
    1. Creating 3D Text
    2. Using 3D Views
    3. Importing a Background
    4. Adding 3D Lights
    5. Adding a Camera
    6. Repositioning Layers
    7. Adding a Text Layer
    8. working with Cinema 4D Lite
  4. Working with 3D Camera Tracker
    1. Tracking the Footage
    2. Creating a Ground Plane, a Camera, and the Initial Text
    3. Creating Realistic Shadows
    4. Adding Ambient Light
    5. Creating Additional Text Elements
    6. Locking a Layer to a Plane with a Null Object
    7. Animating the Text
    8. Adjusting the Camera's Depth of Field
    9. Rendering the Composition
  5. Advanced Editing Techniques
    1. Using Warp Stabilizer VFX
    2. Using Single-point Motion Tracking
    3. Using Multipoint Tracking
    4. Creating a particle Simulation
    5. Retiming Playback Using the Timewarp Effect
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this After Effects class:

  • Basic knowledge of After Effects.
Prerequisite Courses

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