After Effects Super Course: Make amazing Kinetic Typography
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After Effects Super Course: Make amazing Kinetic Typography

Create professional looking 2D and 3D Text animations in AfterEffects. Work as a professional Motion Graphics Artiste
4.1 (14 ratings)
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1,060 students enrolled
Created by Prem Chand
Last updated 6/2016
English
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  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Create mind-blowing text animations
Create super-amazing motion graphics
Create animated videos with audio and text layers in them
Actually learn how to market the skill and make money using this skill
Master all the basic, intermediate and expert level tools that Adobe After Effects offer.
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Requirements
  • You will need atleast a trial version of Adobe After Effects, a computer with Internet, and sufficient knowledge of English. If you can read this sentence, you're good to go.
Description

This is a comprehensive course on creating Kinetic Typography and Motion Graphics using Adobe After Effects. At the end of this course, you will be able to create mind-blowing motion graphics and text animations using the software. Every minor skill that you should master to achieve this level of expertise, is taught through this course. It is economical and concise, and much better than other overpriced alternatives found online. It is not a hobby course like random videos on YouTube. You will learn how to create professional looking work and in fact earn a living doing this alone. We will discuss online avenues through which you can monetize your newly developed skill. Through the course, we will create 3 different animated videos, to cover the beginner, intermediate and expert stages of the course. You will be proud to have mastered such an amazing skill in such a short time. Do not hesitate. Just go for it. Take charge of your own future.

Who is the target audience?
  • If you have a computer and can understand English, this course is for you
  • You need not have any background knowledge about motion graphics, text animations or compositing softwares like adobe after effects. This course is designed to take you from being a complete noob to a complete expert in this area.
  • If you can't read this sentence, this course is not for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 40 Lectures Collapse All 40 Lectures 05:04:07
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Basics of Kinetic Typography in After Effects
3 Lectures 11:44

In this lecture, we introduce the Adobe After Effects software, its interface and the tools it offer.

Preview 03:30

After this lecture, you will be able to create multiple layers in after effects to animate them later.

Preview 05:09

After this lecture, you will be able to create null objects and control or edit multiple layers simultaneously using null objects

Null Objects
03:05
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Text Animations
8 Lectures 41:08

After this lecture, you will be able to animate the position and scale of text layers over time.

Preview 03:20

After this lecture, you will be able to animate the rotation of text layers and create cool effects using this tool

Rotation
04:14

After this tutorial, you will be able to use the amazing graph editor tool in After Effects to control the dynamics of your animation.

Graph Editor
02:46

After this tutorial, you will be able to make your text swing in 3D

The Swing Effect
05:58

In this tutorial, you will learn the appropriate export settings to yield the best quality output at a considerable file size.

Exporting in After Effects
04:26

After this tutorial, you will be able to use the amazing masking tool in After Effects to create the effect of a text, appearing out of nowhere.

Masking
04:42

In this tutorial, we delve deeper into the masking tool in After Effects to create more interesting effects.

Masking Tutorial II
07:23

After this tutorial, you will be able to work with audio files in After Effects, and use markers to denote different beats and lines of lyrics in your audio.

Working with Audio
08:19
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Basic Project
3 Lectures 41:33

In this tutorial, we create and animate a group of text layers in sync with an audio file

I am a Disco Dancer Part 1
17:15

After this tutorial, you will be able to create and manipulate a virtual camera in After Effects, to navigate through the scene we have created.

I am a Disco Dancer Part 2 : One Node Camera
09:45

After this lecture, you will be able to create and manipulate the more advanced and efficient Two Node Camera in Adobe After Effects. You will learn how to animate the virtual camera with respect to a 3D plane and manipulate tis position, zoom and point of Interest. This will really spice up your text animations.

I am a Disco Dancer Part 3: Two Node Camera
14:33
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Section 4: Intermediate Project
9 Lectures 01:45:38

In this video, we will look at what we're gonna do in this section, and then we're gonna go and do it :D

Preview 01:02

We start building the typography project that we just looked at in the previous lecture. We will begin with a simple swing animation that says "hi" and then move on to the complicated part. The too obvious areas of the project will not be discussed. The relatively complicated areas will be discussed to avoid redundancy as much as possible

Intermediate Project: Part 1
13:13

We move on to more advanced stuff and discuss trim paths and alpha matte layers

Intermediate Project: Part 2
17:00

The third part in a series of eight videos that comprise the intermediate typography project.

intermediate Project: Part 3
04:47

The fourth part of the intermediate project series.

Intermediate Project: Part 4
19:09

We start animating a name using multiple layers, precomposing and different animation presets and custom animations

intermediate Project: Part 5
10:12

The sixth part in the series

Intermediate Project: Part 6
09:06

The seventh part in the intermediate project series

Intermediate Project: Part 7
22:48

The final part of the intermediate project series. All the tools required for designing the intermediate project video will have been discussed by the end of this video. Armed with these tools, you can finish off creating the video yourself.

Intermediate Project: Part 8
08:21
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Working in 3D
16 Lectures 01:31:23

In this lecture, we introduce a 3d plugin that vastly improves the functionality of After Effects, enabling it to work in a true 3d environment

Preview 05:52

There are preset options in Adobe AfterEffects for 3D animations. These preset options are discussed in this lecture.

3D Text animation presets in Adobe Bridge
04:31

In this video, we introduce the amazing software tools made by red giant products. They can be used as plug ins in after effects to create amazing effects that are amazing :D 

Introducing Red Giant Software Products
01:32

In this lecture, we explore the features of the Trapcode Particular plugin before we apply it in our final projects

Exploring Trapcode Particular
08:23

We look at how to setup a 3d Scene in after effects to move the camera in the scene

FInal Projects : Camera Movement in 3D Part 1
09:00

In this lecture, we place the characters in 3D space

Final Projects : Camera Movement in 3D Part 2
05:27

Learn how to move a two node Camera around in 3D space

Final Projects: Camera Movement in 3D Part 3
07:26

We will start creating a rain  and cloud scene with some text in it.

Final Projects : Creating a Rain and Cloud Scene Part 1
05:16

We continue the rain and cloud project by adding cloudlets into the composition

Final Projects : Creating a Rain and Cloud Scene Part 2
05:48

We continue the project by adding rain particles into the composition

Final Projects : Creating a Rain and Cloud scene Part 3
04:03

The last part of this project where we apply color corrections and effects to the composition

Final Projects : Creating a Rain and Cloud Scene Part 4
06:28

We start playing with light effects in 3D

FInal Projects : Volumetric Light Effects I
04:05

We further the project and start applying light effects

Final Projects : Volumetric Light Effects II
04:45

The third part of the project

Final Projects : Volumetric light effects III
05:29

The fourth part of the project. We use a blur effect as a light source

Final Projects : Volumetric Light Effects IV
04:08

The final part of the project. We use a fractal noise to make the composition more appealing.

Final Projects: Volumetric LIght Effects V
09:10
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 12:41

We will create a small scene in Element 3D by using its 3D text features and bring the comp into after effects

Conclusion : One last look at Element 3D
12:41
About the Instructor
Prem Chand
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Engineer, Web Developer, Programmer and Film Maker

I am a Film-Maker, Engineer, Programmer and a techie. After graduating in Civil Engineering, I underwent a masters course in Computer Applications. I have worked in multiple fields including IT, Construction, Tourism, Education and Cinema. I'm here on Udemy to teach. It has always been my passion to impart knowledge and learn about technology. I'm here to combine these passions. :)