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The Beginner's Guide to After Effects

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If you're interested in the world of motion design and are anxious to jump into After Effects with both feet, this is the class for you! The Beginner's Guide to After Effects is a comprehensive course covering everything you need to know to start creating animations in Adobe After Effects. You'll learn all about navigating and using the software as we cover topics like

  • Panels & Workspaces
  • Importing Artwork
  • Manipulating Layers
  • Resolution
  • Frame Rates
  • Timecode
  • Creating a Composition
  • Working with Precomps
  • Layer Transform Properties
  • Keyframe Animation
  • Timing vs Spacing
  • Working with Text
  • Combining Effects
  • Masking
  • Looping an Animation
  • Exporting a Video

And much, much more! Once you've completed this course you'll be fully equipped to move on to any of my other After Effects courses and know that you'll be able to follow along with ease.


  • Course Trailer
  • Getting Started
  • Panels
  • Workspaces
  • Navigating After Effects
  • Moving Things Around
  • Resolution
  • Framerate
  • Timecode
  • Composition Setup & Parenting
  • Precomps & Organization
  • Position
  • Scale
  • Rotation
  • Opacity
  • Anchor Point
  • Pace Yourself
  • Scene Setup
  • Animating With Keyframes
  • Timing vs Spacing
  • Hold Keyframes
  • Animating With Precomps
  • The Score Counter
  • Screen Effects
  • Animating The Transition
  • Working With Text
  • Placing The Screen
  • The Joystick and Buttons
  • Camera Movement
  • Final Effects
  • Looping The Animation
  • Exporting A Video
  • What's Next?
  • Thanks For Watching!

Taught by

Jake Bartlett

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