Design and Animate a Graphics Package from Beginning to End | Jeff Russell | Skillshare

Design and Animate a Graphics Package from Beginning to End

Jeff Russell, Freelance Motion Designer

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9 Videos (1h 26m)
    • Camping TV Intro

      0:59
    • Design and edit a logo in Illustrator

      11:37
    • Stay Organized!

      1:27
    • Import files and start animating

      26:49
    • Complete the Open Animation

      11:09
    • Adding Pizzazz

      6:59
    • Design and animate a lower third

      14:31
    • Design and animate a transition

      11:00
    • Putting it all together in Premiere

      1:55

About This Class

In this class you will create a complete graphics package for a TV show or YouTube channel. I'll walk you through the process of designing a show opener, lower thirds, and transition graphics. We will search for stock images and illustrations and prepare them for animation using Adobe Illustrator. Once our source materials are ready we will animate them in After Effects. I'll show you how to animate illustrations, shape layers and text using the built in text animators. Once we're done animating we will export our files in the appropriate formats for use in your favorite editing application. 

Download a trial version of Creative Cloud and the applications I'm using HERE

Here are a list of other tools mentioned during the lessons. https://www.redgiant.com/universe/ https://www.mtmograph.com/motion/ https://aescripts.com/flow/ 

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Jeff Russell

Freelance Motion Designer

Hello, I'm Jeff. Motion design has been my bread and butter for over 17 years. I currently freelance from my home office in Norfolk, VA. I have a beautiful wife and two kids. In my free time I like to geek out over board games, hit the gym, and take a dip in the pool. (not necessarily in that order) 

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