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Adobe After Effects CC 2017 Cource

5 Day Instructor Led Course - 35 Contact Hours

 

 

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Course overview:

After Effects is designed to allow those new to video animation techniques or who are self-taught, to get the most from immensely powerful software. Learn to create rich compositions with video, Photoshop, Illustrator and other files. Create advanced test effects, video blending, keying effects and track mattes. Learn basic through advanced animation techniques that make After Effects an unrivaled motion graphics toolset. This course introduces you to the newest techniques and tools used in Adobe after Effects CC 2017.

Prerequisites

Good working knowledge of Mac or Windows.

Job profile

Graphic designers, motion designers

Course Outline
  1. GETTING TO KNOW THE WORKFLOW
  2. About the After Effects work area
    Getting started
    Creating a project and importing footage
    Creating a composition and arranging layers
    About layers
    Adding effects and modifying layer properties
    Animating the composition
    About the Tools panel
    About timecode and duration
    About the Timeline panel
    Previewing your work
    Optimizing performance in After Effects
    Rendering and exporting your composition
    Customizing workspaces
    Controlling the brightness of the user interface
    Finding resources for using After Effects
    Review questions and answers

  3. CREATING A BASIC ANIMATION USING EFFECTS AND PRESETS
  4. Getting started
    Importing footage using Adobe Bridge
    Creating a new composition
    Working with imported Illustrator layers
    Applying effects to a layer
    Applying and controlling effects
    Applying an animation preset
    Previewing the effects
    Adding transparency
    Rendering the composition
    Review questions and answers

  5. ANIMATING TEXT
  6. Getting started
    About text layers
    Installing a font using Typekit
    Creating and formatting point text
    Using a text animation preset
    Animating with scale keyframes
    Animating using parenting
    About parent and child layers
    Animating imported Photoshop text
    Animating type tracking
    Animating text opacity
    Using a text animator group
    About text animator groups
    Animating a layer’s position
    Timing layer animations
    Adding motion blur
    Review questions and answers

  7. WORKING WITH SHAPE LAYERS
  8. Getting started
    Adding a shape layer
    Creating custom shapes
    Duplicating shapes
    Duplicating and modifying a composition
    Positioning layers with snapping
    Adding compositions to a 3D project
    Adding the finishing touches
    Extra credit
    Review questions and answers

  9. ANIMATING A MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION
  10. Getting started
    Using Creative Cloud Libraries in After Effects
    Adjusting anchor points
    Parenting layers
    Precomposing layers
    Keyframing a motion path
    Animating additional elements
    Applying an effect
    About solid-color layers
    Animating precomposed layers
    Animating the background
    Adding an audio track
    Supported audio file formats
    Editing audio files in Adobe Audition
    Review questions and answers

  11. ANIMATING LAYERS
  12. Getting started
    Preparing layered Photoshop files
    About Photoshop layer styles
    Simulating lighting changes
    Duplicating an animation using the pick whip
    About expressions
    Animating movement in the scenery
    Adjusting the layers and creating a track matte
    About track mattes and traveling mattes
    Animating the shadows
    Adding a lens flare effect
    Adding a video animation
    Rendering the animation
    Retiming the composition
    Review questions and answers

  13. WORKING WITH MASKS
  14. About masks
    Getting started
    Creating a mask with the Pen tool
    Editing a mask
    About mask modes
    Creating a Bezier mask
    Feathering the edges of a mask
    Replacing the content of the mask
    Zooming and panning by touch
    Adding a reflection
    Creating a vignette
    Using the Rectangle and Ellipse tools
    Adjusting the timing
    Tips for creating masks
    Trimming the work area
    Review questions and answers

  15. DISTORTING OBJECTS WITH THE PUPPET TOOLS
  16. Getting started
    About the Puppet tools
    Adding Deform pins
    Defining areas of overlap
    Stiffening an area
    Animating pin positions
    Squash and stretch
    Recording animation
    Act it out with Adobe Character Animator
    Review questions and answers

  17. USING THE ROTO BRUSH TOOL
  18. About rotoscoping
    Getting started
    Creating a segmentation boundary
    Using Adobe Premiere Pro with After Effects
    Fine-tuning the matte
    Refine Soft Matte and Refine Hard Matte effects
    Freezing your Roto Brush tool results
    Changing the background
    Adding animated text
    Outputting your project
    Extra credit
    Review questions and answers

  19. PERFORMING COLOR CORRECTION
  20. Getting started
    Previewing your project on a video monitor
    Adjusting color balance with levels
    Adjusting color balance with Color Finesse
    Replacing the background
    Color-correcting using Auto Levels
    Motion tracking the clouds
    Replacing the sky in the second clip
    Color grading
    Extra Credit
    Review questions and answers

  21. USING 3D FEATURES
  22. Getting started
    Creating 3D text
    Using 3D views
    Importing a background
    Adding 3D lights
    Adding a camera
    Extruding text in After Effects
    Working with Cinema 4D Lite
    Integrating the C4D layer in After Effects
    Finishing the project
    Review questions and answers

  23. WORKING WITH THE 3D CAMERA TRACKER
  24. About the 3D Camera Tracker effect
    Getting started
    Repairing rolling shutter distortions
    Tracking the footage
    Creating a ground plane, a camera, and the initial text
    Creating realistic shadows
    Adding ambient light
    Creating additional text elements
    Locking a layer to a plane with a null object
    Animating the text
    Adjusting the camera’s depth of field
    Rendering the composition
    Review questions and answers

  25. ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES
  26. Getting started
    Using Warp Stabilizer VFX
    Bicubic scaling
    Warp Stabilizer VFX settings
    Using single-point motion tracking
    Checking for drift
    Moving and resizing the track points
    Using multipoint tracking
    mocha for After Effects
    Creating a particle simulation
    Understanding Particle Systems II properties
    About high dynamic range (HDR) footage
    Review questions and answers

  27. RENDERING AND OUTPUTTING
  28. Getting started
    Creating templates for the Render Queue
    About compression
    Exporting using the Render Queue
    Preparing movies for mobile devices
    Rendering movies with Adobe Media Encoder
    Preparing a movie for broadcast output
    Review questions and answers