Produce impressive visual effects using After Effects CC
Adobe After Effects CC is a creative compositing application you can use to develop amazing visual effects and manipulated video content. It supports the creation of motion graphics, 3D special effects, animations, and much more. After Effects enables you to create vibrant visualizations that you can incorporate into your projects.
In this course, you’ll use essential After Effects tips and tricks to create wonderful visualizations. You’ll progress through your After Effects journey by uncovering key aspects of its interface and shortcuts you can use to perform tasks swiftly. Then you’ll get to grips with useful techniques while working with 2D layer editing and learn to re-map them to suit your needs. You’ll learn some valuable tips for producing beautiful animation effects such as motion blur, overshoot, offset, and more. With practical demonstrations, you’ll master animating avatar icons, charts, and graphs. Finally, you’ll operate with 3D layers, expressions, and cameras and develop truly stunning visual effects.
By the end of the course, you’ll have built the solid knowledge you need to enhance your After Effects workflow and create dynamic and impressive motion-graphics, visual effects, animations, and infographics—easily and quickly.
Please note that a working knowledge of Adobe After Effects is assumed for taking this course.
About the Author
From professional motion graphics to breathtaking illustration and design, David Dodds is passionate about bringing stories to life. He currently works as a motion graphics artist, and also teaches his craft at UCLA and through Skillshare, an online learning platform. He has recently been selected as an Adobe Education Leader.
Throughout his 10-year career in motion graphics freelance work, David has worked with big-time brands such as Disney, NFL, Netflix, Nestlé, X-Box, Marvel, and more. David focuses on designing videos that capture his clients’ goals while displaying exceptional design techniques that help bring these brands to life.
In addition, David Dodds has just published his first book, Hands-On Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects CC.