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Intro to After Effects: Free Online Course & Tutorials

Learn to start using Adobe After Effects to create motion graphics/animation video in this free tutorial.

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Adobe After Effects is a powerful tool for motion graphics and video post-production. It can be used on its own to create stand-alone videos and animations, and integrates well with Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere. Get a healthy taste of the power of animation and video post-production in After Effects.

In this free class, we’ll be creating a motion graphics/animation video based on vector art that will demonstrate the essentials of using After Effects to animate.

Instructor: Kalika Kharkar Sharma, Animator and Motion Designer

What You’ll Learn:

  • Preparing an Adobe Illustrator file to be Animation-Ready
  • Color space for TV/Film/Web vs. Print
  • Introduction to working with Layered Files
  • Basic Keyframing and Animation
  • Finessing keyframe timing with the Value Graph
  • Offsetting keyframes for "cascading" animations
  • Exporting for Email and Instagram

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