Getting Started with After Effects
Welcome to your first taste of Motion Design
In this free training video series, you will learn everything you need to know to start using After Effects today. This is not an overview of the software, this is a real training series that covers advanced techniques
What Version of After Effects do I need?
Most version would suffice; I'm currently running version 17.13
Why is it free?
I believe that teaching is a quality of kindness and love, and I want to share my love with you. We do not need a reason to perform acts of kindness. I am dedicated to help you reach your success the best I can. You can always consider supporting me by making a monthly donation via my Patreon.
Why should I learn After Effects?
After Effects gives you the ability to create stunning motion graphics, visual effects, and animation. It is industry standard tool that is used by almost every company and studio. Learning this tool is the first step you can take to enter the world of Motion Design.


Introduction to After Effects:

    Workspace management
    Importing and organize footage & assets in the project window
    footage properties
    Create new composition
    Playback controls


    animating keyframes
    changing the
    animation properties - ease
    speed graph

Animation - Type

    text animators
    animation presets

Working with other Apps: Illustrator, Photoshop

    importing PSD as a composition and footage
    importing AI files and file preparation


Time remapping

3D integrations

    importing Cinema4D style & C4D lite


Unlock the full power of After Effects with the magic of Javascript and coding


    Render multiple format
    After Effects Output Modules
    Adobe Media Encoder

What's next?

Congratulations on finishing the course! You are a bonafide Motion Designer now, and your journey is about getting even more exciting. I am sure you are curious about how to approach your adventure so below are resources and tips on you can get better on your craft and be a Super Motion Designer.


    Nesting 3D compositions
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