Learning Adobe After Effects CC 2014
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Learning Adobe After Effects CC 2014

Dive into animation and special effects using Adobe's powerful compositing tool to enhance and revitalize your videos.
4.4 (10 ratings)
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305 students enrolled
Created by Infinite Skills
Last updated 1/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 10 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • utilize After Effects in a workflow with other Adobe Creative Cloud applications such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • stabilize shaky video footage and make other touch-ups and corrections
  • create custom animations and effects that blend with live action video
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Requirements
  • a working copy of Adobe After Effects CC
Description

This beginner-focused After Effects course will help you enter the world of creative effects and video compositing by giving you the fundamentals and going step by step through onscreen examples.

You will start by learning to understand the workspace and workflow of After Effects, then jump into learning how to create a new composition. From there, Jerron will show you how to import and organize footage, as well as work with compositions and arrange and adjust layers. This video tutorial also covers topics including animating layer transform properties, adding and animating effects, creating, editing, and animating text, shapes, and masks, and using track mattes. You will also learn how to use the roto brush, create 3D layers, create and animate cameras and lights, and create and animate 3D objects with Cinema 4D Lite. Finally, Jerron will teach you how to work with green screen footage, stabilize shaky video, set up a motion track, and use the graph editor.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of using After Effects for your graphic design and video editing needs.

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone wanting to learn After Effects; no prior experience required.
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Curriculum For This Course
94 Lectures
09:59:08
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Introduction
7 Lectures 30:05
Important - Download These First - Working Files
00:01



Application Overview
03:19

How To Access Your Working Files
03:22

Locating Missing Media
05:13

New Features Overview
04:42
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Understanding The Workspace And Workflow
4 Lectures 41:13
Understanding The Default AE Workspaces
10:05

After Effects Workflow And Sample Project Tour
14:03

Saving Custom Workspaces
10:03

Setting Application Preferences
07:02
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Introduction To Video Standards And Composition Settings
3 Lectures 20:20
Understanding Compositions In After Effects
05:58

Creating A New Composition
07:35

Editing Composition Settings
06:47
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Importing - Organizing And Previewing Footage
4 Lectures 25:04
Understanding After Effects Projects
04:24

Importing Video, Images, And Audio Files
05:38

Importing Photoshop And Illustrator Files
06:39

Organizing Footage In The Project Panel
08:23
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Working With Compositions And Arranging Layers
5 Lectures 33:44
Understanding Layer Types
06:20

Working With Layers In A Composition
06:36

Adjusting Layer Blending Modes
06:37

Adjusting Layer Duration
05:44

Nesting Compositions And Pre-Composing
08:27
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Animating Layer Transform Properties
8 Lectures 49:52
Setting The Layer Transform Properties
07:37

Animating The Position Property
05:48

Temporal Interpolation: Adding Easy Easing
06:49

Animating Scale And Rotation
07:02

Creating A Staggered Animation
06:20

Animating The Opacity Property
05:36

Animating The Volume Property
04:53

Previewing Compositions On The Timeline
05:47
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Adding Effects And Animating Them
7 Lectures 42:09
Understanding Effects And Layer Styles
06:07

Adding Motion Blur
05:14

Adding Effects And Adjusting Effect Properties
08:12

Animating Effect Properties
07:01

Brainstorming An Animation
04:11

Adding Adjustment Layers
04:37

Adding Layer Styles
06:47
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Creating, Editing, And Animating Text
7 Lectures 45:18
Creating Text Layers
06:15

Formatting Text Properties
09:46

Adding A Text Animation Preset
05:03

Modifying A Text Animation Preset
05:29

Saving A Text Animation Preset
05:25

Beyond Presets: Creating Your Own Text Animators
06:27

Creating And Animating Text On A Path
06:53
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Creating, Editing, And Animating Shapes
5 Lectures 33:05
Understanding Shape Layers
06:27

Creating Simple Shapes
08:03

Creating Custom Shapes With The Pen Tool
08:08

Creating Shapes From Imported Illustrator Files And Text
03:58

Working With Shape Animators
06:29
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Creating, Editing, And Animating Masks
4 Lectures 20:10
Understanding Mask Properties
04:56

Creating Masks With The Shape Tools
04:54

Creating Custom Masks With The Pen Tool
04:01

Animating Mask Paths
06:19
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