After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics
After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics is an Beginner level tutorial on 3D + Animation, crafted by the author, Mark Christiansen. This tutorial is a critical foundation for anyone who needs to get better at his/her 3D + Animation expertise. It gives you a strong understanding on 3D + Animation, Compositing, Motion Graphics, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects, 3D + Animation, Compositing, Motion Graphics, Photography, Video, Visual Effects and After Effects.
If you need to learn Adobe After Effects for the first time, it helps to break the program down to the basics. This course is designed to help absolute beginners understand the fundamental concepts and techniques that make After Effects such a powerful motion graphics and compositing application. It’s a big-picture type of training course, designed to inform and inspire. In chapter one, instructor Mark Christiansen covers the six foundations of After Effects: building compositions, working with layers, animating with the Timeline, adding effects, designing in 3D, and rendering. The second chapter presents a short motion project that shows how all the tools come together in a real-world workflow.
- Six foundations of After Effects
- Setting up a composition
- Working with layers
- Animating compositions
- Applying effects, including lights
- Working in 3D
- Rendering projects