After Effects for Beginners: 3 Tips for Creating Professional Looks | Duncan Rogoff | Skillshare

After Effects for Beginners: 3 Tips for Creating Professional Looks

Duncan Rogoff, Video Editing & Motion Graphics

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8 Videos (15m)
    • Intro

      1:38
    • The Curves Effect

      2:07
    • Creating Glows

      2:38
    • Creating a Vignette

      2:52
    • Adjusting the Hue/Saturation

      1:55
    • Additional Details

      0:54
    • Other Examples

      1:45
    • Recap

      0:50

About This Class

In this beginner course we'll cover 3 basic tips you'll use over and over again as you progress in the software to create polished and professional looking pieces.

This effects are super easy to achieve and really add a ton of value to any piece, be it digital art, photography, or video.

We'll discuss how to set up a composition from your media, apply effects using adjustment layers, color correct using the curves effect, create artificial glows using shape layers, and two different solutions for creating a vignette.

As a bonus, I'll even show you how to adjust your composition's overall saturation and hue, and how to add interest using additional elements from the web.

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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 Skillshare.com

Check out my website: www.duncanrogoff.com

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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