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How to Make an Animated YouTube Video

Evan (PolyMatter),

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10 Videos (30m)
    • Welcome!

    • Picking a Topic

    • Researching

    • Crafting a Story

    • Writing a Script

    • Designing Graphics

    • Using Color

    • Creating Shapes

    • Animating

    • Putting it All Together

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About This Class

Hi there! I'm Evan, creator of the YouTube channel PolyMatter.

The most frequent question I get is "How do you make your videos?", which is a great question and deserving of a short course. The good news is that no part of the process is incredibly difficult, and I'm here to help you learn the basics, from picking a topic, to research, to animation.

This is intended as an introduction, and by the end of this course, you could have your first video uploaded to YouTube!

  • Please feel free to ask questions, experiment, and let me know if there are topics you'd like covered in more detail. I want this class to be the best it can be, so don't be afraid to offer suggestions.
  • You don't need any paid software to get started. I use apps like Affinity Designer, Bear, and Ulysses, all of which are free, have free trials, or have good free alternatives.
  • The video lessons also have notes I've added with links and comments - you can see them by clicking on them in the video player.

I can't wait to see what you make!





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Evan (PolyMatter)

PolyMatter is a YouTube channel focused on thoughtful content, on anything from business to design. It's written, animated, and made entirely by me, Evan.

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