ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS BASICS

FROM $240

1 Day | 9am-4.30pm

This Adobe After Effects course is ideal for those who have little to no experience with the software. We will teach you the basics so you can create professional quality motion graphics and animations for use in film, TV or the web.

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COURSE OUTLINE

INTRODUCTION
Frame size and resolution
Pixel aspect ratio
Frame rate
Time code
Interpreting footage

Getting to Know the Workflow
Creating a project and importing footage
Overview of panels
Creating a composition and arranging layers
Adding effects and modifying layer properties
Animating the composition
Previewing your work
Optimizing performance in After Effects

Animation
Importing vide, stills and audio
Importing multilayered photoshop and illustrator files
Creating a new composition
Applying effects to a layer
Creating keyframes
Previewing your work

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

Working with Text
About text layers
Point text vs. paragraph text
Using a text animation preset
Text on a path
Animating imported Photoshop text
Animating text using a path animation preset
Using a text animator
Adding properties
Adding a range selector

Working with Shape Layers
Adding a shape layer
Creating custom shapes
Animating shapes

Rendering and Output
Exporting using the Render Queue
Rendering movies with Adobe Media Encoder
Creating and opening documents