Intro to After Effects: Creating a Personal Animation
Intro to After Effects: Creating a Personal Animation https://www.skillshare.com/classes/Intro-to-After-Effects-Creating-a-Personal-Animation/1266291045 Want to add motion into your creative toolkit? Join artist and animator Chris George to learn how to create the perfect personal project for getting started with animation.
In this demystifying and super actionable class, Chris walks you through the basics of After Effects by showing you how to design and animate your first animation. The class pairs step-by-step actions with practical demonstrations so you can get a deeper grasp of how the techniques are being used. By the end of the course, you’ll have a holistic understanding of After Effects and a personal animation that you can use all across the web. Along the way you’ll learn how to:
Animate text in three different ways
Design a simple character with movement in mind
Combine text and image in an eye catching final animation
But more importantly, you’ll gain an understanding and confidence with After Effects most important features: Text Layers, Shape Layers, Nulls, Masks, Velocity, and Effects. Once you have this foundation, you’ll be able to start your journey in animation and advance your motion graphic skills.
Rather than beginning in design software like Illustrator or Photoshop, this course is design as you go, and can be completed entirely in After Effects. Starting with font and color choice, you’ll have the opportunity to personalize your project without spending hours designing from scratch.