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After Effects: Futuristic Graphics (Part 1)

Duncan Rogoff, Video Editing & Motion Graphics

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7 Videos (24m)

    • Creating The Base Shape

    • Making the Square Grid

    • Creating Some Rectangular Elements

    • Creating Accent Lines

    • Creating Random Text

    • OUTRO


About This Class

In this awesome, 5 PART COURSE we'll cover a wide variety of techniques for creating and animating some really cool graphics inside of After Effects. 

You'll learn how to create and design your graphics using only After Effects' built-in tools, how to animate your graphics using basic keyframes and simple expressions, and lastly how to get a solid green screen color key, motion track live-action footage, and composite your animated graphics over top for a final look. In PART 1, you will learn how to create a rectangular graphic using shape layers, text, stroke effects, and track mattes.

Look ahead for PART 2 where you'll learn how to create a super clean circular graphic using some basic and easy-to-follow techniques.

After this course, you'll have what you need to advance further in the software and tackle your first projects!


Other After Effects Courses in this Series:

Futuristic Graphics (Part 2): Building the Circular Graphic


Futuristic Graphics (Part 3): Animating the Rectangular Graphic


Futuristic Graphics (Part 4): Animating the Circular Graphic


15 of 15 students recommendSee All

its great
Pretty straightforward project. Well done.
Brandon Wei

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I found the instructor easy to follow and understand. Additionally, he explains the reasoning behind the structure of his comps, which helps with breaking down the design process. No Diggity





Duncan Rogoff

Video Editing & Motion Graphics

Freelance video editor and motion graphics artist based in San Francisco, CA. Almost entirely self-taught and has spent many hours gaining knowledge from online tutorials on sites like

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Always looking for new, fun, creative projects, and to keep learning.

Clients include: PlayStation, Charles Schwab, Visa, Salesforce, Facebook, Apple, WeChat, FICO, Slingbox, Marc Jacobs, Kat Von D, Sephora...

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