Adobe After Effects and Animation: Intermediate
This course has been designed for video artists, filmmakers, graphic designers and graphics professionals who want to bring their creative vision to life using Adobe After Effects.
This course contains a series of engaging tutor demonstrations and practical exercises that give you the chance to apply your learning to live projects that will further your working knowledge of this program.
- Shape layers and operators
- The Graph Editor
- Text animators and effects
- Alpha Channels
- Track mattes
- Animation with solids and effects
- Animation principles applied to motion graphics
- 3D, Cameras, Lights
- Audio in After Effects
- Timeline tips and tricks
- Preferences and key settings
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Rendering and exporting
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Control animation values and speed with the Graph Editor
- Create and animate design elements with Shape layers
- Generate backgrounds and animate strokes with effects
- Understand 3D, Camera and Lights
- Position layers in 3D space and animate cameras
- Animate type and create Animation Presets
- Use solids to create animation
- Optimise Preferences
- Render and export an After Effects project into difference video formats
Who Should Attend
Video artists, filmmakers, graphic designers and graphics professionals looking to gain a fuller understanding of Adobe After Effects
Intermediate: You should have completed Adobe After Effects and Animation: Beginners or be familiar with Adobe After Effects.
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Francesco de Manincor is a character designer, animator and illustrator with a broad experience in visual storytelling, from storyboarding to animation. After studying Fine Arts and Art Direction, and working in comics, illustration and visual communication in his native Italy, Francesco moved to London and for the past 15 years has worked on commercial projects and taught digital media, design and animation, creating visual content, illustrations and concept art, editing videos, motion graphics, and designing characters for print and product applications.
Francesco likes to start by exploring ideas drawing on paper, to then complete production and post-production using digital tools, for the unbounded possibilities that these offer. He believes that it's all about realising our vision, about storytelling, to captivate and engage the viewer and create that little bit of magic.
This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.
Please bring along a USB to save your work.