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(Halloween Special) After Effects and Basic Animation

Learn how to animate a still picture and turn it into a video. Watch and You will animate fliers, posters and photoes.
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Created by Maxim Maslov
Last updated 10/2015
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What Will I Learn?
work in After Effects and create Animations. You'll also know how to animate any still pictures and turn it into video.
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  • No background knowledge is needed. However if you know the basics of Photoshop it will be easier to take this course because two applications are made by the same developer (Adobe) and they use one phylosophy.

This course is about learning the basics of After Effects and animation techniques. This course is for you if you are interested in After Effects, Animation,turning still images to videos and creating promo videos. This course includes all PSD files and audio files we need. It takes 2 hours to complete the course. The course goes step by step in teaching you basic tools and effects used to animate your picture. Take this course and you will learn how to animate all your hand out materials such as flyers, posters and other designs. After watching this course you will know bacsics of animation and video editing.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for After Effects beginners as well as for those students who has never used After Effects before.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 22 Lectures Collapse All 22 Lectures 01:32:09
Course introduction
1 Lecture 03:15

After Effects and Animation course introduction

Preview 03:15
Working in After Effects
9 Lectures 33:14

How After Effects and Photoshop differ

Preview 03:12

Lets import PSD file into After Effects

Preview 02:54

Something else about importing PSD into After Effects

Preview 00:57

I heard of layers in Photoshop, do they exist in After Effects?

Layers overview

A colourful and memorable explanation of a pin tool

Pin tool overview

After Effects animation basics - lets animate this spider

Animate spider

Animate objects in After Effects

Animate spider's web

How to animate movement in After Effects

Animate cat

Animated character in After Effects

Animate tree
Working with opacity
2 Lectures 13:45

Lets animate by using another approach

Animate tree's eyes

Use opacity parameter to animate layers in After Effects

Animate pumpkins'eyes
Working with scale
2 Lectures 10:37

Use scale parameter to create animation

Scale crosses

Scale it up and animate in After Effects

Scale pumpkins
Animate Witch
1 Lecture 04:41

Lets make this witch fly

Which witch?
Animate Composition
1 Lecture 04:01

How to imitate camera fly in in After Effects

Composition flies in
Working with text
1 Lecture 03:05

How to add text in After Effects

Adding text
Ghost comes in
1 Lecture 04:36

Animation and standart effects in After Effects

Animate ghost
Final touches and render
4 Lectures 14:55

How to add audio or music in After Effects

Add audio

How to output your video from After Effects

Render out

Who wants to be a... After Effects composer?


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I've been creating web content, video and photo graphics for local small businesses and now I'm glad to share my knowledge with You. I'd like to share knowledge on web technologies, marketing and finding clients for your business. Feel free to contact me anytime! Learning something new is always uneasy at the beginning but every journey must begin with the first step! So let's start!

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