Adobe After Effects CC Quick Start
with Chad Perkins
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01 Class Introduction & What is After Effects03:39
Class duration: 4h 31mSee all 23 lessons
About The Class
Animate text and add motion to your video
Knowing how to utilize the tools and opportunities in Adobe® After Effects® can take your video from amateur to professional. Award-winning filmmaker and author Chad Perkins will help you get started with utilizing this motion software. This course covers the basics of starting a project and how to make the most of the many ways to bring life to a video. You’ll learn:
- How to start a project and create a composition
- Working with layers
- Creating text
- Understanding animation
- Working with textures and shapes
- Creating 3D motion with lighting and camera
- Compositing techniques
Learn to enhance your video projects by animating text or creating transitional effects with this quick start into Adobe After Effects CC.
Adobe After Effects CC 2018
Class Introduction & What is After Effects03:39
Working with Layers16:11
The 5 Basic Properties18:31
Adjusting Keyframes & Improving Animation18:55
Using the Puppet Tool05:59
Creating Shape Layers20:05
Adding Path Operations21:19
Working in 3D10:06
Adding 3D Lights05:03
Working with 3D Cameras06:16
Masks and Track Mattes13:13
Render Queue and Adobe Media Encoder13:20
Chad Perkins is an award winning filmmaker and author based in Seattle, Washington. He also has over a decade of experience with post production software, such as Adobe® After Effects®, and is the author of over 40 online training courses in subjects such as motion graphics, video editing, visual effects, Blu-ray authoring, and cinematography. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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I really enjoyed this course! As a self-taught After Effects user, this was great if you want to cover the basics and understand the program even more. I also enjoyed Chad's obvious enthusiasm for After Effects and his energy. Definitely felt like I took away some useful tips for my workflow!
If you want to get into learning AE. Watch this video first. I've watched many AE tutorials and I still had many 'why' questions. Chad is great and explaining things and even uses great analogies so you understand what is going on. I highly recommend it. Thank you.
Excellent introduction to After Effects. Definitely delivers on being a quick start to the features and capabilities of the software. Chad's passion and enthusiasm really shines through.
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