Animate an Explainer Video in Adobe After Effects CC with Motion Graphics | Lucas Ridley ✔ | Skillshare

Animate an Explainer Video in Adobe After Effects CC with Motion Graphics

Lucas Ridley ✔, Instructor and Animator

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16 Videos (2h 6m)
    • Class Teaser

      0:38
    • Planning Phase

      2:57
    • Intro to Animation Topics

      1:11
    • Intro to AE (Beginners Only)

      5:39
    • Illustrate a Megaphone with Masks

      18:59
    • Transitions Part 1

      8:15
    • Transitions Part 2

      10:29
    • Breakdown Example 1

      11:25
    • Breakdown Example 2

      9:38
    • Flourishes Part 1

      10:10
    • Flourishes Part 2

      9:02
    • Body Building

      4:38
    • Arms and Legs

      10:59
    • Rendering in After Effects

      3:30
    • Whiteboard Effect

      9:14
    • Animate A Banner Ribbon

      9:00
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About This Class

Explainer videos are in high demand, with video content driving sales traffic and generating awareness for products and services many businesses are in need of a good explainer video to convey the value of their business to potential customers.

In this class, you will learn the fundamental tools in After Effects specifically related to creating an explainer video.

After Effects is an incredible program that has a broad range of capabilities. We will focus on three main ingredients that are vital to any explainer video: interesting transitions, flourishes, and characters.

The goal of the course is to finish with an understanding of what makes an appealing animation in regards to explainer videos and how to create it for yourself in After Effects.

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Lucas Ridley ✔

Instructor and Animator

Hi! I'm Lucas and I make a living as an animator and director.

I'm originally from Kentucky but have lived all over the US and am currently living in Los Angeles, CA.

For the last decade, I've had the privilege of animating on movies like Avengers: Infinity War and directing short films for LEGO.

I love sharing in my courses what I learn from my pursuit in the film and game industry to help others achieve their creative and career goals....

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