Introduction to Adobe After Effects: Getting Started with Motion Graphics

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After Effects is the leading professional motion graphics and visual effects software. Never used it before? Interested in getting started? With this class youll learn your way around the program and the core functionality that matters to your work–now or in the future. Well cover the fundamental building blocks of After Effects in a way thats useful to every student and enthusiast whether youre interested in become full-time motion graphics designer starting a new hobby or even giving creative direction to someone else operating the program. As a final project well create a lower 3rd the animated banner that rolls over existing footage to display extra information to viewers such as a speakers name or location. Ready for After Effects? This class is the one to get you started! First well cover the essential aspects of the software including how to navigate the interface understand the tools and windows of the program and import footage. Second well learn how to create assets such as text shapes masks vector objects and more to create visual interest and solid design. Third well make those assets move. This will include key framing and an introduction to using expressions to automate simple animation properties. Lastly well cover exporting your project. Its important to share your work! What Youll Learn