After Effects CC: Motion Graphics & Animation Principles
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After Effects CC: Motion Graphics & Animation Principles

In After Effects CC Learn to create motion graphics animations and apply the animation principles for cartoon like anime
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4.7 (781 ratings)
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43,914 students enrolled
Created by Louay Zambarakji
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 38 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of the course you will be able to create animations like a pro animator - (not just motion)
  • All the techniques in the course are Quick & Easy. It's all about fun and enjoyable animation.
  • How to create Motion Graphics applying the Animation Principles used by Pro Animators - Exaggeration - Overshoot - Bounce - Follow through & Overlapping action and more...
  • You will learn Motion Graphics Techniques used by Professional to create animated movies
  • The Motion Techniques and Graphic Effects to implement the Animation Principles.
  • How to add Sound Effects and adjust the pitch
  • How to work with time to create flowing animations
  • You will have the option to download all the graphic artworks used in the course and design your own animations
  • I'll show you how to download free vector artworks (AI), how to organize them in Illustrator ready to animate in After Effects
  • How to create In and Out Transitions for Explainer Videos
  • And lots and lots of Motion Graphics techniques to level up your skills.
Requirements
  • Having After Effects CC 2019 installed is the best option. Yet you can follow along with any After Effects CC version.
  • Having Illustrator CC installed
  • No motion graphic skills are required and No previous After Effects or Illustrator skills are required
Description

Welcome to Quick & Easy Motion Graphics & Animation Principles in After Effects CC.

I am the author of top rated and bestselling courses in After Effects, Motion Graphics and Video Editing and Courses on Udemy.

Together, we will go through a simple and easy course that will equip you with the skills to create amazing motion graphics and apply the all famous animation principles used by professional animators.

I believe in learning by doing, so expect to learn new and important concepts from the very beginning and apply them right away.

This hands-on approach will provide you with all the tools you need to create top-quality animations quickly and efficiently.

I promise you, by the end of this course you will be creating awesome motion graphics and applying animation principles used by professional animators the Quick & Easy way.

  • You will start with the basics, creating simple entry animations.

  • Step by step you will start learning the Animation Principles and implementing them in your animations.

  • You will create In/Out Transitions. Typical animations for Explainer Videos.

  • We’ll venture into complex animations, pop, wiggle, float, shake and wave.

  • you’ll familiarize yourself with Distortion techniques to create lively micro movements.

  • and there so much more you'll enjoy learning and creating awesome animations.

You will learn several methods to implement these Animation Principles

  • Overshoot

  • Bounce

  • Anticipation

  • Follow through

  • Overlapping Action

  • Exaggeration

  • Distortion

  • Slow In and Slow Out

  • Arc movement

  • Secondary Action

By the end of the course you will be able to create animation like a pro animator. (not just motion)

You might already know that I am very committed to student's success. I will be there to help you create

Cheers

Louay

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for people new to After Effects and Motion Graphics
  • It's surely for you if you want to create better Motion Graphics and implement professional animation techniques
  • Only if you want to go from zero to hero in motion graphics and animations techniques
Course content
Expand all 72 lectures 05:46:42
+ Welcome & Setup
3 lectures 06:58
Download your Exercise files & Projects
01:04
Setting up After Effects for Motion Graphics
03:12
+ 1st Project – Animating a scene with Overshoots and Bounces
14 lectures 01:03:49
How to import Graphics Into After Effects
03:37
How to animate scenes in After Effects
08:03
How to add easing to animation in After Effects
02:56
Animation Principle: What is Overshoot?
06:44
How to add a Quick & Easy Overshoot
08:29
Animation Principle: What is Bouncing?
08:58
Add Quick & Easy Bounce to your animation
04:41
Make your animation more appealing by sequencing layers
03:53
Sharpening the Vector Graphics
01:55
Much nicer with Motion Blur
02:10
Tips & Tricks: Useful Shortcuts
03:35
Tips & Tricks: Anchor Point to change the animation
05:12
+ Essentials - How to export your Videos to use on Social Medias
3 lectures 16:46
Best & recommended Method to create Videos
06:07
The other method - Render Queue
04:39
Your Assignment: Show your achievement
06:00
+ Essentials - How to organize Graphics in Illustrator for AE Import
3 lectures 19:54
How to set up Illustrator files to Import to AE - Isometric Designs
10:25
Adobe CC Library is another powerful tool
04:31
What to do when the footage goes missing
04:58
+ 2nd Project - The Quick & Easy way to create Animation
11 lectures 57:15
Getting some help
03:08
Important Tip: Animation Duration
02:55
The Quick and Easy way to animate
09:15
Animating a whole scene in a minute
06:31
Creating waves with water layers
05:41
Staggering Graphics Groups
03:50
Taking them Out!
07:06
How to Create Animation Groups
05:21
How to create random motion
07:48
How to create distortion motion
04:30
+ 3rd Project - How to add Anticipation with Squash and Stretch
5 lectures 23:16
Anticipation with Simple Squash & Stretch
04:07
Anticipation Down & Up with Squash & Stretch
04:48
A more sophisticated squash and Stretch
06:35
The inverse Animation with Squash & Stretch
03:27
+ 4th Project - Game Scene Animation
8 lectures 46:37
The Motion Path way
10:37
Create the Animation
08:12
Adding Squash & Stretch
06:39
Adding Sound Effects
05:56
Adding Visual & Landing Sound Effects
07:46
Playing the Animation Duration - Awesome Sound Effects changes
06:20
Your Final Animation Download
00:05
+ 5th Project - The Firing Cannon Animation
7 lectures 30:37
The awesome effect to create Squash & Stretch and distortion
02:58
First Action Animation
05:50
Managing Speeds and Adding Action
04:45
Telling a story with keyframes
08:21
SFX brings life to your animation
07:48
Your Final Cannon project download
00:05
+ 6th Project - Follow Through and Overlapping Action
9 lectures 38:48
The follow through animation stages
04:11
How to create an animation group
03:46
How to create Lag for the main body
03:09
How to create Lag for other body parts
02:38
Completing the Lag animation
05:23
How to remove the stiffness and make them wave
07:27
How to create the overlapping action
05:39
Overlapping action the "elastic" way
05:10
+ 7th Project - Environment Explained animation
7 lectures 38:50
Setting up: Background, Transparency and Centering
04:50
Animate with overshoot and stagger
07:31
How to create an animated group
05:40
Add organic perfectly centered circles
05:08
Completing the Animation.
05:32
Advanced: Controlling with Angle expressions
09:20