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After Effects CC Creating Your First Animation

by Jeff Hurd

After Effects can seem overwhelming at first glance, however there is no better way to learn than by doing. If you are an After Effects beginner, after watching this course you'll be ready for intermediate and beyond. Software required: After Effects CC.

What you'll learn

There is no better way to learn After Effects, than by getting in the program and completing a real project. In this course, After Effects CC Creating Your First Animation, you will work through a real animation project and gain a solid foundation by learning good habits, the best workflows, and a fundamental knowledge of the main features in After Effects. First, you'll learn about the After Effects workflow and how to stay organized. Next, you'll explore 2D character rigging/animation as well as how to writing expressions. Finally, you'll learn all about effects. By the end of this course, you will be comfortable enough with After Effects to complete your own complex animation projects. Software required: After Effects CC.

About the author

Jeff Hurd is a Product Leader based in Chicago. He has been an author on Pluralsight since 2014, where he emphasizes scenario based learning. His portfolio includes work for: Visibly, Built In, Groupon, Radio Flyer, Porsche, Howl at the Moon, Four Loko and State Farm.

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