After Effects CC 2017: VFX Essential Training
After Effects CC 2017: VFX Essential Training is an Beginner level course on 3D + Animation, created by the creator, Alan Demafiles. This course is a critical base for anyone who needs to get better at his/her 3D + Animation skills. It provides you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects, 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects and After Effects.
Learn how to create stunning visual effects with one of the most widely-used and highly-regarded compositing applications on the market—Adobe After Effects CC 2017. Although this is an introductory course, if you’re brand new to After Effects, check out After Effects CC 2017 Essential Training: The Basics; in that course, instructor Mark Christiansen starts from the very beginning, introducing you to the interface and other basic concepts to help you get up and running with the popular program.
In this course, Alan Demafiles dives into the fundamentals you need to start creating visual effects with After Effects CC 2017. Discover how to work with green screen footage, use rotoscoping to separate foreground from background, track footage, and add your own 3D elements to a scene. Learn how to use particles to create fire, use noise to replace the sky, and more. In the final, project-based chapter, reinforce your new skills by putting techniques into practice using real-world scenarios.
- Creating transparency
- Tracking masks in Motion
- Utilizing the Roto Brush tool
- Isolating key elements with garbage masks
- Creating light wrap
- Working with trackers
- Working with 3D layers
- Creating destruction with Shatter
- Creating fire with particles
- Distorting layers with the Puppet tool
- Compositing 3D renders
- Working with rendering