How to Animate a Photo to Make it Look Like a Video a.k.a. 2.5D/Parallax Effect Premium class

Alan Pun, Designer & Visual Artist

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10 Videos (36m)
    • Trailer

      1:34
    • How does the Parallax Effect work?

      1:08
    • Seperating the Layers Pt 1

      4:36
    • Separating the Layers Pt 2

      4:33
    • Filling out the Background

      5:23
    • Setting Up After Effects

      3:43
    • Putting the Layers in 3D Space

      3:22
    • Setting Up Keyframes on the Camera

      1:25
    • Animate the Limps using the Puppet Tool

      7:16
    • Adding Final Touches and Exporting the Video

      3:05

About This Class

What you will learn:

In this course I will show you how to bring a still photograph to life. I will be using the Beatles' album cover Abbey Road as an example. You will learn:

  1. How to edit the photo in Photoshop to get it ready for animation
  2. How to use After Effect to apply the parallax effect to the photo

Who is it for?

Anyone working with video, animation, graphic design or visual communication in general

Why would it benefit you?

- It adds a unique piece to your portfolio, helping you to land your dream job

- More Clients

- Cheaper and faster than filming

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Very interesting course! Thank you!
Anna Lynd

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Alan Pun

Designer & Visual Artist

Designer & Visual Artist based in HK