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After Effects Masterclass: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Ozgur Gorgun, Adobe & Maxon Certified Instructor

After Effects Masterclass: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Ozgur Gorgun, Adobe & Maxon Certified Instructor

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101 Lessons (8h 58m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:55
    • 2. After Effects Interface

      2:51
    • 3. Workspaces

      7:01
    • 4. Importing Standard Files

      3:41
    • 5. Importing Layered Files

      2:51
    • 6. Updating an Imported Layer

      1:53
    • 7. Navigating Around

      7:08
    • 8. Layer Switches

      6:52
    • 9. Intro to Layer Transform Controls

      2:34
    • 10. Position

      4:33
    • 11. Scale and Rotation

      8:23
    • 12. Anchor Point

      6:13
    • 13. Opacity

      1:46
    • 14. Creating a Composition

      8:20
    • 15. Composition Settings

      2:18
    • 16. Background Colour

      1:56
    • 17. Creating and Editing Solids

      6:26
    • 18. Layer Alignment and Distribution

      4:16
    • 19. Working with Guides and Grids

      5:08
    • 20. Intro to Keyframes

      6:45
    • 21. More Keyframes

      3:13
    • 22. Editing Keyframes

      3:53
    • 23. Timing Layers

      5:01
    • 24. Pausing an Animation

      4:59
    • 25. Intro to Motion Paths

      12:19
    • 26. Motion Sketch

      6:46
    • 27. Fixing the Orientation

      1:11
    • 28. Using Paths from Illustrator

      1:52
    • 29. Rove Across Time

      2:11
    • 30. Intro to Parenting

      6:12
    • 31. Animating Linked Layers

      4:20
    • 32. Working with Pre comps

      5:58
    • 33. Different Types of Keyframes

      4:36
    • 34. Intro to Graph Editor

      9:09
    • 35. Undershoot and Overshoot

      3:48
    • 36. Keyframe Velocity

      2:15
    • 37. CLASS PROJECT - YOUR FIRST ANIMATION

      7:43
    • 38. Setting up the Composition For Text Animation

      1:08
    • 39. Creating Text

      6:28
    • 40. Animating Text with Standard Keyframes

      13:08
    • 41. Using Text Animation Presets

      4:25
    • 42. Custom Text Animators and Range Selectors

      6:57
    • 43. Combining Multiple Selectors and Properties

      14:52
    • 44. CLASS PROJECT - TEXT ANIMATION

      0:53
    • 45. Intro to the Third Dimension

      6:15
    • 46. Understanding the 3D Axis

      1:41
    • 47. The Updated 3D Axis in CC2021

      1:58
    • 48. Navigating in 3D Space

      5:34
    • 49. Updated 3D Navigation in CC2021

      2:41
    • 50. Working with Multiple Views

      3:52
    • 51. Snapping in 3D

      2:35
    • 52. Working with Lights

      7:27
    • 53. Working with Cameras

      12:33
    • 54. Two-node Cameras

      2:59
    • 55. Depth of Field

      7:07
    • 56. Switching Cameras

      3:12
    • 57. CLASS PROJECT - 3D ROOM

      1:13
    • 58. Working With Cinema 4D Lite Through After Effects

      1:59
    • 59. Introduction to Cinema 4D's Interface

      4:18
    • 60. Navigating in Cinema 4D

      3:46
    • 61. Working with Parametric Objects

      7:06
    • 62. Move, Scale, Rotate Tools in C4D

      10:07
    • 63. 3D Object Properties

      5:33
    • 64. Creating Custom 3D Shapes

      4:02
    • 65. Rendering a 3D Text Spline

      3:04
    • 66. Using Cinema 4D Lights

      10:44
    • 67. Using Materials

      4:54
    • 68. Using the Cinema 4D File in After Effects

      5:08
    • 69. CLASS PROJECT - CREATING A CINEMA 4D RENDER

      0:32
    • 70. Introduction to Effects

      6:17
    • 71. Keyframing Effects

      1:41
    • 72. Colour Correcting with Lumetri Color

      6:15
    • 73. Using Animation Presets and Transitions

      3:31
    • 74. Blending Modes

      5:28
    • 75. Introduction to Masks

      6:45
    • 76. Working with the Pen Tool

      8:16
    • 77. Compositing Text with Masks

      4:15
    • 78. Intro to Adjustment Layers

      3:02
    • 79. Masking Adjustment Layers

      4:59
    • 80. Rotoscoping

      5:50
    • 81. Introduction to Roto Brush

      12:29
    • 82. Refining the Roto Brush Results

      8:47
    • 83. Selectively Applying Effects

      4:32
    • 84. Content Aware Fill

      6:35
    • 85. CLASS PROJECT - CHANGING BACKGROUND OF A VIDEO

      4:42
    • 86. Intro to Motion Tracking

      11:25
    • 87. Stabilising Motion

      4:01
    • 88. Warp Stabilizer

      3:30
    • 89. Tracking Masks on Faces

      6:01
    • 90. 3D Camera Tracker

      8:31
    • 91. Taking a Hand Drawn Sketch into Photoshop for Cleanup

      5:58
    • 92. Bringing the Sketch into Illustrator

      2:31
    • 93. Tracing the Sketch in Illustrator

      11:36
    • 94. Creating the rest of the illustration

      17:55
    • 95. Preparing the File for After Effects

      3:27
    • 96. Animating the Illustration in After Effects

      9:36
    • 97. CLASS PROJECT - ANIMATING A HAND DRAWN SKETCH

      1:16
    • 98. Exporting Directly from After Effects

      5:31
    • 99. Using Adobe Media Encoder

      2:09
    • 100. FINAL PROJECT - NOW IT'S YOUR TURN

      4:29
    • 101. AE MC Outro2020

      0:29
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The ultimate guide to After Effects.

Starting from the very basics, you will learn how to use Adobe After Effects, which is perhaps the most popular animation, motion graphics and visual effects software in the world today. This course is for anyone who is interested in learning the foundations of animation, motion design and visual effects. 

You will explore concepts such as keyframes, masks, visual effects, tracking, text animation, 3D and more. Even if you are an experienced After Effects user, you will most certainly find the skills taught on this course invaluable.

Together with After Effects, you will also learn how to integrate applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Cinema 4D to your animation workflow.

With 7 different class projects to complete, you will leave this course feeling confident to tackle any animation challenge that comes your way!

Your instructor is Ozgur Gorgun - an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor with nearly two decades of experience using After Effects and over a decade of teaching it.

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Ozgur Gorgun

Adobe & Maxon Certified Instructor

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Hello, I'm Ozgur. I'm an award winning filmmaker, photographer and motion designer. I've been been working in the film and TV industry both in the UK and abroad for over a decade. 

I'm an Adobe Certified Expert, Video Specialist and Instructor. I'm also one of the very few Maxon Certified Cinema 4D Trainers in the world.

I've taught and worked with some of the biggest names in the industry such as SKY, BBC, Sony Pictures, ITV, Google, Microsoft, to name a few.

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