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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About This Class

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If you're interested in the world of motion design and are anxious to jump into After Effects with both feet, this is the class for you! The Beginner's Guide to After Effects is a comprehensive course covering everything you need to know to start creating animations in Adobe After Effects. You'll learn all about navigating and using the software as we cover topics like

  • Panels & Workspaces
  • Importing Artwork
  • Manipulating Layers
  • Resolution
  • Frame Rates
  • Timecode
  • Creating a Composition
  • Working with Precomps
  • Layer Transform Properties
  • Keyframe Animation
  • Timing vs Spacing
  • Working with Text
  • Combining Effects
  • Masking
  • Looping an Animation
  • Exporting a Video

And much, much more! Once you've completed this course you'll be fully equipped to move on to any of my other After Effects courses and know that you'll be able to follow along with ease.