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Adobe After Effects CC Quick Start

via CreativeLive


Knowing how to utilize the tools and opportunities in Adobe® After Effects® can take your video from amateur to professional. Award-winning filmmaker and author Chad Perkins will help you get started with utilizing this motion software. This course covers the basics of starting a project and how to make the most of the many ways to bring life to a video. You’ll learn:

  • How to start a project and create a composition
  • Working with layers
  • Creating text
  • Understanding animation
  • Working with textures and shapes
  • Creating 3D motion with lighting and camera
  • Compositing techniques

Learn to enhance your video projects by animating text or creating transitional effects with this quick start into Adobe After Effects CC.


Adobe After Effects CC 2018


  • Class Introduction & What is After Effects
  • Workflow Overview
  • Importing Assets
  • Creating Compositions
  • Working with Layers
  • The 5 Basic Properties
  • Creating Text
  • Understanding Animation
  • Getting Efficient
  • Adjusting Keyframes & Improving Animation
  • Parenting Layers
  • Using the Puppet Tool
  • Animating Text
  • Creating Shape Layers
  • Adding Path Operations
  • Using Effects
  • Working in 3D
  • Adding 3D Lights
  • Working with 3D Cameras
  • Nesting Compositions
  • Masks and Track Mattes
  • Camera Tracking
  • Render Queue and Adobe Media Encoder

Taught by

Chad Perkins


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