Enhance your chroma key with an animated Slides background

Enhance your chroma key with an animated Google Slides Carousel background
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Instructed by Johan Claeys Design / Graphic Design
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2016 English

Course Description

Master the creation of animated greeting cards with personalised recorded video & voice messages.

In this creative journey you will be taken through the simple practical steps of collecting your greeting cards and turn them into a carousel to be screen video recorded.

You will add a personalised screen video recorded spoken message to be chroma keyed with your greeting cards slides background. To be completed with ambience music that you have added to give that extra touch.

The clear and practical guidance will ensure an effective outcome of your 'personalised' voice & video animated greeting card. This course is both creative and practical and will help you acquire the skills allowing you to create many voice & video animated greeting card variations.

What are the requirements?

  • Students need to have either a Gmail account or a Google Apps account. They also need to have subscribed for the YouTube service and have their YouTube channel. It is mandatory to use the Chrome browser, since webapps are used for screen video recording and video editing. This is a follow up course to the making of animated greeting cards course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the end of the course students will be able to turn multiple animated greeting cards into one animated slides carousel with cube transition effect.
  • Screen video record their greeting card carousel and upload the recording onto a video editor
  • They will make a personal video recording to be added with enhanced keying
  • Students will also understand how to add ambient music from YouTube Creator Studio to set the right mood stamp for their personalised video message

Who is the target audience?

  • Has experience with Google Slides and the making of animated greeting cards. Basic computer skills are required. The course is suitable for anyone enhance chromakey with greeting cards animated background. This is a follow up course to the making of animated greeting cards.
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Section 1: Start Here Your Creative Journey

In this lecture you will meet your instructor, Johan Claeys, who will take you through the way that the course will work, and show you where you can find the extra resources, make notes and ask questions.


Students will be shown how they can collect their individual greeting cards into one Google slide. Apply transition cube effects between the inserted cards so they have one animated greeting card carousel as outcome.


After installing the 'screen video recorder' students will web publishing their animated greeting card. Once everything set he will screen video record his animated greeting card carousel and make sure the recording is stored onto his Google Drive .


In this lecture students will be shown how to find and install the 'Video Editing Software'.  After installing the teacher will guide him through the setup of a project and the process of adding the recording from Google Drive as media onto his timeline. 


First the minimum requirements necessary to able to shoot video for green screen are outlined. Once requirements are met the personalised message is recorded and added onto a separate track next to the greeting card recording.


Here it is that  the magic happens ! Discover the transform, volume, animation color and last but not least the keying effects you can apply onto your personalised message video recording. Here you will enhance your chromakey with your google slides (animated greeting card) background.


In this lecture the student will be shown where to find free music for their animated greeting card.  The music is repurposed to the video editor and mounted onto a separate track in the video editor. Right along the previous recorded voiced video message and the video animation tracks. Adding a subtle fading intro, some dimming and a fading outro are the final touches to your final animated greeting card with personalised message.


This lecture is all about ‘sharing’ your animated greeting card to the web’. SInce your card has a personalised message it is important to understand the right ways to share your greeting card. Or using a link, embedding it onto your webpage all in a private or public manner  !

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Instructor Biography

Johan Claeys, Instructor | Teacher | Trainer | Podcaster | johanclaeys

Johan Claeys is a multilingual cloud computing consultant, focused on listening to people's needs in terms of live events, and helping them to develop solutions via his cloud computing solutions. 

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