Create a Simple Text and Picture Transitions Animation in After Effects

Sebastiaan Destellirer, Graphic Designer, Teacher

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7 Lessons (19m)
    • 1. Introduction - Transition Animation in Adobe After Effects

    • 2. Info on your Project and how to find Free Images

    • 3. Design the first part of the Animation

    • 4. Create the 2nd Part of the Motion Graphics

    • 5. Putting the 2 Parts Together

    • 6. Wrap-Up and Project Info

    • 7. How to Embed YouTube or Vimeo Video to Project Page


About This Class

In this class, you will learn how the make this Transition Animation, containing Pictures and Text as Clipping Masks in Adobe After Effects

Although it might seems difficult to make, it is quite easy and I will show it to you from start to finish.


(Small / Low resolution GIF, to reduce file size)

After this class you know how to make a Transition like this, and see what the possibilities of (Clipping) Masks are Motion Graphics Design.

For your class project, you can (re)create a similar Transition, or Design something different in AfterEffects.
(You can download the project file from the “Class Project” tab)

The best learning experience is by making a project, so I would love to see what you create.

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