After Effects Introduction

Course: 6013

Adobe After Effects is a powerful video editing, and visual effects application that allows you to create professional, visually engaging work. Explore motion graphics, tracking, keying, and compositing with After Effects, as you learn the skill of post-production video editing

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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: $1,490.00
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Adobe After Effects is a powerful video editing, and visual effects application that allows you to create professional, visually engaging work. Explore motion graphics, tracking, keying, and compositing with After Effects, as you learn the skill of post-production video editing

PREREQUISITES:

  • Basic Mac or Windows skills: copying/pasting, right-clicking (contextual menus), finding files, switching between programs, exploring windows

AGENDA TOPICS:

Unit -1 Getting comfortable with the Workflow

  • Create a project and import footage
  • Create a composition with layers
  • Add effects and modify an individual layer’s properties
  • Preview your work
  • Optimize work speed and system performance in After Effects

Unit 2- Creating Animations Using Effects and Presets

  • Use Adobe Bridge to import footage
  • Create a new composition
  • Work with layers imported from Illustrator
  • Apply effects to individual or multiple layers
  • Apply presets to make animations easier
  • Preview the effects you’ve just added
  • Work with transparency

Unit 3- Animating Text

  • Learn about text layers
  • Create and format point text
  • Use scale keyframes
  • Use parenting in animations
  • Adjust text opacity during animations
  • Animate a non-text layer along a motion path
  • Add motion blur to your composition

Unit 4- Working with Shape Layers

  • Add in a shape layer
  • Create your own custom shapes
  • Incorporate video and audio layers
  • Add a title bar

Unit 5- Animate a Multimedia Presentation

  • Use parenting to animate scenery
  • Adjust anchor points
  • Mask a video using vector shapes
  • Animate extra elements
  • Apply effects to layers
  • Create a fully animated slide show
  • Add in audio

Unit 6- Animating Layers

  • Simulate lighting changes
  • Create movement in the scenery with animations
  • Create a track matte
  • Work with shadows
  • Retime a composition

Unit 7- Working with Masks

  • About Masks
  • Creating a mask with the pen tool
  • Editing a mask
  • Feathering the edges of a mask
  • Replacing the content of the mask
  • Adding a reflection
  • Creating a vignette
  • Adjusting the color

Unit 8- Using the Puppet Tools

  • Add Deform pins
  • Define overlaps
  • Animate pin positions
  • Record your animations

Unit 9- Color Correction in After Effects

  • Fine tune the color balance
  • Change the background
  • Remove elements
  • Use the Photo Filter effect to warm colors

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