After Effects is a pretty powerful software used in the field of motion graphics, VFX and even editing aspects such as color correction or color grading. When it’s a powerful one, it’s a vast one as well – because there are so many aspects to learn. But when you take step by step approach to study this advanced piece of software, your journey will be much easier. In this basic course, you’ll learn everything you need to know to take your skill to the next level no matter you specialize in whatever aspect of the After Effects.
What will you learn in this course?
👉 Navigating the interface of the software.
👉 Working with Text Animation.
👉 Animation Presets and Effects.
👉 Animate Using Keyframes.
👉 Pre Composition and It’s Usage
👉 Working With Shape Layers
👉 Understanding the Basics of the Graph Editor
Module 1 - Interface And Software Basics
In this module, you'll learn how about the basics of the software and how to navigate around it and change the settings so that you can become comfortable moving around the After Effects.
Module 2 - Compositions And Layers
In this module, you'll learn about the fundamentals of composition, which in itself is the foundation of every work that we do here. Once you get the idea of the composition and pre-composition, you'll start to truly understand how this software is designed.
Module 3 - Keyframing Concepts
Keyframes are undoubtedly the most important aspect of animation within After Effects. In this module, you'll study every thing that helps you get started animating using keyframes.
Module 4 - Animation Presets / Effects
In this module, learn how to quickly add animation to your work using animation presets and add effects to make your videos look interesting.
Module 5 - Text Layers And Masking
In this module, learn to animate the text and also using masking to create beautiful results, so that you can only show the areas that you want to.
Module 6 - Working With Shape Layers
Shape layers are an interesting aspect of this software, used mostly in the area of motion graphics. Although, there are a lot of things to learn in this aspect, we simplify the process of using shape layers to your advantage.
Module 7 - Conclusion
Know what's the next best step for you.