The Beginner's Guide to After Effects

Jake Bartlett, Motion Designer

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34 Lessons (5h 60m)
    • 1. Course Trailer

      2:52
    • 2. Getting Started

      7:35
    • 3. Panels

      9:52
    • 4. Workspaces

      5:06
    • 5. Navigating After Effects

      8:30
    • 6. Moving Things Around

      5:48
    • 7. Resolution

      6:45
    • 8. Framerate

      1:47
    • 9. Timecode

      5:01
    • 10. Composition Setup & Parenting

      14:36
    • 11. Precomps & Organization

      7:16
    • 12. Position

      14:14
    • 13. Scale

      3:46
    • 14. Rotation

      2:04
    • 15. Opacity

      1:34
    • 16. Anchor Point

      5:01
    • 17. Pace Yourself

      1:10
    • 18. Scene Setup

      6:57
    • 19. Animating With Keyframes

      35:31
    • 20. Timing vs Spacing

      10:05
    • 21. Hold Keyframes

      22:12
    • 22. Animating With Precomps

      29:35
    • 23. The Score Counter

      18:10
    • 24. Screen Effects

      20:53
    • 25. Animating The Transition

      24:47
    • 26. Working With Text

      29:58
    • 27. Placing The Screen

      5:50
    • 28. The Joystick and Buttons

      12:00
    • 29. Camera Movement

      8:22
    • 30. Final Effects

      6:49
    • 31. Looping The Animation

      7:44
    • 32. Exporting A Video

      9:32
    • 33. What's Next?

      6:29
    • 34. Thanks For Watching!

      2:07
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Project Description

For the class project, you'll be building a fun animation of an arcade game called Taco Tuesday. I'll be building the same animation through the lessons, so all you have to do to complete the project is follow along with me. Pace yourself, take notes, and don't be afraid to rewind or slow down the video playback speed if you're struggling to keep up. Don't hesitate to ask questions on the Community tab and I'll be more than happy to help you work through any issues. And be sure you post your final animation to you class project once you've finished!

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