Introduction to After Effects for Motion Designers

If you want to become a motion graphics artist, or you already know a little bit about After Effects but you're just getting started, this is the training for you.
Course info
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(20)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 11, 2013
Duration
6h 49m
Table of contents
Introduction and Project Overview
Introduction to After Effects for Motion Designers
Description
Course info
Rating
(20)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 11, 2013
Duration
6h 49m
Description

If you want to become a motion graphics artist, or you already know a little bit about After Effects but you're just getting started, this is the training for you. You will learn all the things that you need to know to get you off the ground and creating your own motion graphics work. We learn the tools and effects that After Effects has to offer, while going through the real creation process of a motion graphics piece. We run into some of the real problems that can be really difficult to solve on your own, and we answer those questions that can save you a lot of time. There are so many tips that you will pick up as you watch this tutorial even if you are an After Effects user that just needs a refresher. There will be things in this course that will revolutionize your workflow and make you more efficient as an artist. You really can't afford to miss this course if you are serious about motion design. This training does not go over every single tool that After Effects has to offer but it will get you started and get you exposed to the aspects you need to know to make your own projects and discoveries as you grow into a confident designer. By the end of this tutorial, you will have a firm foundation in After Effects' tools, workflows, and terminology. You'll also gain insight into the aspects you need to understand about pacing, timing, and animation in order to make your own projects their very best.

About the author
About the author

Laura is a passionate visual effects and motion graphics author at Pluralsight. Ever since her first exposure to After Effects in college, Laura has had an eternal drive to learn more about motion graphics, and teach others what she has discovered. Laura began working at Digital-Tutors (now a Pluralsight company) as a motion graphics artist, creating visually-appealing advertisements and informative art for the site.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello. I'm Laura with Digital-Tutors. In this series of tutorials, we will learn how to create a motion graphics piece from start to finish. If you want to become a motion graphics artists or you already know a little bit about After Effects, but you're just getting started, this is the course for you. We go over all the things you need to know get you off the ground and creating your own motion graphics work. We learn the tools and effects that After Effects has to offer while going through the real creation process of a motion graphics piece. We run into some of the real problems that can be really difficult to solve on your own. And we answer those questions that can save you a lot of time. There are so many tips that you will pick up as you watch this course. Even if you're an After Effects user that just needs a refresher, there will be things in this course that will revolutionize your workflow and make you more efficient as an artist. You really can afford to miss this course if you are serious about motion design. This course does not go over every single tool that Effects has to offer, but it will get you started and get you exposed to the aspects you need to know to make your own projects and discoveries as you grow into a confident designer. By the end of this course, you will have a firm foundation in After Effects tools, workflows, and terminology, as well as an insight into the aspects you need to understand about pacing, timing, and animation to make your own projects the very best that they can be.