In this Adobe After Effects training course, students new to After Effects CC will learn to create motion graphics and visual effects. It is packed with hands-on exercises so that students can learn by doing.
Get familiar with the After Effects CC work area.
Learn to create and understand Comps.
Learn to work with Keyframes.
Learn Layers, Effects, and Modes.
Learn about keyframing.
Learn to work with groups of objects using Parenting and Nesting.
Getting to Know the Workflow
About the After Effects Work Area
Creating a Project and Importing Footage
Creating a Composition and Arranging Layers
Adding Effects and Modifying Layer Properties
Animating the Composition
About the Tools Panel
About Timecode and Duration
Previewing Your Work
Optimizing Performance in After Effects
Rendering and Exporting Your Composition
Controlling the Brightness of the User Interface
Finding Resources for Using After Effects
Creating A Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets
Importing Footage Using Adobe Bridge
Creating a New Composition
Working with Imported Illustrator Layers
Applying Effects to a Layer
Applying and Controlling Effects
Applying an Animation Preset
Previewing the Effects
Rendering the Composition
About Text Layers
Installing a Font Using Typekit
Creating and Formatting Point Text
Using a Text Animation Preset
Animating with Scale Keyframes
Animating Using Parenting
About Parent and Child Layers
Animating Imported Photoshop Text
Animating Type Tracking
Animating Text Opacity
Using a Text Animator Group
About Text Animator Groups
Animating a Layer's Position
Timing Layer Animations
Adding Motion Blur
Working with Shape Layers
Adding a Shape Layer
Creating Custom Shapes
Duplicating and Modifying a Composition
Positioning Layers with Snapping
Adding Compositions to a 3D Project
Adding the Finishing Touches
Animating a Multimedia Presentation
Using Creative Cloud Libraries in After Effects
Adjusting Anchor Points
Keyframing a Motion Path
Animating Additional Elements
Applying an Effect
About Solid-color Layers
Animating Precomposed Layers
Animating the Background
Adding an Audio Track
Supported Audio File Formats
Editing Audio Files in Adobe Audition
Each student will receive a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.