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Ready, Set, Go! Create a Simple Animation in Adobe After Effects

Sebastiaan Destellirer, Graphic Designer, Teacher

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7 Videos (41m)
    • Introduction

    • Explanation of the Ready Animation

    • Preparations in Adobe After Effects

    • Animating the Text

    • Animating the Lights

    • Exporting as Movie and Animated GIF

    • You Created an Awesome Motion Graphics


About This Class

In this Class, you will learn how the make this simple Animation in Adobe After Effects.

To start I show exactly how the Finished Motion Graphic is build, and then we continue to recreate is Step-by-Step right in AfterEffects.

We will cover the basics of preparing the Image using Shapes, adding the Text Layers and then we move on to the Animating Process.

I clearly show you all the steps and Key-Frames that we use as well as some Tips and Tricks and Keyboard Shortcuts.

We finish by exporting the Animation to a Movie File as well as an Animated GIF.

With the complete After Effects project file, you can easily follow along.

You will see that with a few easy steps you can create Awesome Motion Graphics.


26 of 26 students recommendSee All

Easy to follow class!
As an Illustrator newbie, I can see with Sabastiaan's thorough step by step and clear instruction, I will get there after a few tries. Great class and fun project!
Chris V

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Sebastiaan Destellirer

Graphic Designer, Teacher

I am a Graphic Designer living in the Netherlands.
I work at an International Marketing & Communications department.

I love Learning, also about "Digital" Design. (Web Design, Motion graphics / Animation, 3D)

I followed a lot of classes here at Skillshare, Now it was time for some Sharing of my own :)
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