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Adobe After Effects for Beginners

with Jeff Foster

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About The Class

Adobe® After Effects® for Beginners is part of our special week-long event Adobe Creative Apps for Beginners.

Join author and Adobe Certified Expert Jeff Foster for an in-depth tour of the industry leading program for creating motion graphics and animation - Adobe After Effects. During this course, Jeff will teach you how to import your images from Adobe Photoshop, create engaging motion graphics and export them so that you can share your work with the world.

Adobe After Effects software lets you deliver cinematic visual effects and motion graphics within minutes. Plus it allows you to extend your creativity with built-in text and shape extrusion, mask feathering options, and a fast, easy-to-use 3D Camera Tracker.


Software Used: Adobe After Effects CC 12.0


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    What Can Adobe After Effects Do?

    17:17
  2. 02

    Animation Basics

    42:43
  3. 03

    Basics Q&A

    22:50
  4. 04

    Exploring the 3rd Dimension

    38:04
  5. 05

    3D Layers: Logo Animation

    26:01
  6. 06

    Stabilization and Tracking

    20:51
  7. 07

    Slowing Down and Speeding Up Time

    34:29
  8. 08

    Tracking and Time Q&A

    30:26
  9. 09

    Green Screen Compositing

    39:01
  10. 10

    Example of Compositing

    27:29

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Jeff Foster

Jeff Foster is a published author of several computer technology, animation and video production VFX books. He has been an Adobe® Certified Expert and has served as an instructor and featured speaker at conferences such as Photoshop World, Macworld, Adobe ... read more

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