Lynda.com – After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training The Basics

Lynda.com – After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics
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If you need to learn Adobe After Effects for the first time, it helps to break the program down to the basics. This course is designed to help absolute beginners understand the fundamental concepts and techniques that make After Effects such a powerful motion graphics and compositing application. It’s a big-picture type of training course, designed to inform and inspire. In chapter one, instructor Mark Christiansen covers the six foundations of After Effects: building compositions, working with layers, animating with the Timeline, adding effects, designing in 3D, and rendering. The second chapter presents a short motion project that shows how all the tools come together in a real-world workflow. [Read more…]

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 Editors and Post Essential Training

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018: Editors and Post Essential Training
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In this course, Alan Demafiles covers the core aspects of After Effects commonly used in editing and post production: masks, shapes, type, logos, stills, animating, rendering, and exporting. To begin, Alan compares After Effects to Premiere Pro so you can see the similarities and differences. Then he dives into hands-on demonstrations of how to limit effects with masks, create elements with shape layers, use text templates, animate a logo, and create a 3D type extrusion. Next he shows you how to work with imported pictures, create a Z-space camera montage, change the speed of animations, and more. He wraps up by walking through outputting steps and then kicks off a challenge exercise where you can put your skills into practice. [Read more…]

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: Motion Graphics

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: Motion Graphics
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After Effects can do many things, but if you’re a motion designer, you’re into After Effects for its motion graphics capabilities. This course concentrates on the tools and techniques you need to make amazing motion designs in Adobe After Effects CC 2018. First, explore shape layers and paths, the foundations of effective vector-based compositions. Then learn different methods of animation, including manually animating with keyframes, leveraging the Graph Editor, changing speed with time remapping, motion sketching, and looping with expressions. Next is compositing, which allows you combine visual elements from separate sources, as well as mask out areas of an effect. Then learn how to set and animate type, and get an introduction to 3D. The last step is rendering your project for your final destination. Instructor Alan Demafiles-a leading After Effects trainer-closes with some tips on building an effective workflow that maximizes your creative freedom and efficiency. [Read more…]

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 New Features

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 New Features
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Adobe After Effects CC 2018 offers new features that can enhance your VFX and motion graphics workflow. In this course, explore the major new additions to After Effects, and discover how to leverage them in your post-production process. Mark Christiansen provides a hands-on look at this update, showing how to edit keyboard shortcuts visually, create nulls from paths, automate motion with data-driven animation, and more. In addition, he explains how to work with immersive video and customize your VR pipeline. [Read more…]