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Fundamentals of Animation in After Effects

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Master the basics of animation and motion graphics to create a unique showreel with After Effects
  • Introduction
  • Preparation
  • Motion Graphics and Animation
  • VFX and Film
  • Making a Showreel
  • Final project
Adobe After Effects is a powerful software that lets you explore the endless possibilities of animation design. From dynamic typography to character animation and motion tracking, mastering its features can open a new door into a growing digital industry.

Motion designer Michael Tierney is here to teach you the principles of motion design so you can share your work with the world. Discover how to take full advantage of the power of After Effects, explore techniques for being more efficient, and build a strong motion graphics portfolio.


  • About Me
  • What Will We Do in This Course?
  • Influences
  • Animation Basics: The Interface
  • Animation Basics: Hardware and Software
  • What Is a Showreel?
  • Character Rigging and Walk Cycle
  • Handwriting Animation
  • Kinetic Typography
  • Connect Objects and Expressions
  • HUD Design and Motion Tracking
  • The Parallax Effect
  • Titles and Transitions
  • Green Screen and Colour Grading
  • Sharing Your Showreel
  • Putting It All Together
  • Block Out the Showreel
  • Finding Your Song
  • Fundamentals of Animation in After Effects

Taught by

Michael Tierney


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