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Learning After Effects 5
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Learning After Effects 5

with Bruce Heavin and Calvin Wood

Video: Setting Up Your Project

Learning After Effects 5 with Bruce Heavin and Calvin Wood offers a thorough overview of the most essential features of the standard version of this incredible new release of After Effects! Designed to get beginners up to speed quickly and efficiently, the program walks you through fundamental to intermediate features. You will create animated compositions as you learn everything from simple transformations using Keyframes, Effects, Masks, and Track Mattes, to more advanced concepts covering Photoshop and Illustrator integration, 3D Layers, Lights, Multiple Cameras, Expressions, Parenting, and Compositing.
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  1. 12m 19s
    1. Setting Up Your Project
      4m 31s
    2. Organizing Your Project
      2m 13s
    3. Dealing With Lost Files
      2m 59s
    4. Using The Panels
      2m 36s
  2. 10m 9s
    1. Starting A New Composition From Scratch
      4m 15s
    2. Setting Up The Workspace
      2m 40s
    3. Altering The Composition
      3m 14s
  3. 1h 16m
    1. Issues with Importing Footage
      2m 57s
    2. Animating an Objects Postition
      7m 51s
    3. Editing Animation Movement
      7m 48s
    4. Auto Orientation
      2m 50s
    5. Parenting Objects
      11m 10s
    6. Motion Blur
      3m 47s
    7. Copying and Pasting Keyframes
      4m 33s
    8. Changing Opacity
      3m 12s
    9. Changing Scale
      7m 38s
    10. Changing The Anchor Point
      13m 4s
    11. Using Motion Sketch
      3m 20s
    12. Smoothing Out An Animation
      5m 3s
    13. Aligning and Distributing Objects
      3m 14s
  4. 22m 7s
    1. Work Preview Options
      4m 45s
    2. Ram Preview
      6m 14s
    3. Shift Ram Preview
      2m 11s
    4. Region Of Interest Tool
      3m 58s
    5. Dynamic Resolution
      2m 24s
    6. Saving Ram Preview
      2m 35s
  5. 29m 59s
    1. Linear and Roving Keyframes
      16m 49s
    2. Roving Keyframes and Altering Speed
      13m 10s
  6. 46m 44s
    1. Customizing The Timeline
      11m 11s
    2. Layer Basics
      5m 55s
    3. Layer Grouping
      11m 26s
    4. Shy Layers Tool
      2m 2s
    5. Sequencing Layers
      3m 53s
    6. Slip and Trim Your Work
      7m 54s
    7. Changing The Work Area
      4m 23s
  7. 7m 55s
    1. Solid Layer Basics
      5m 13s
    2. Fading With A Solid
      2m 42s
  8. 40m 38s
    1. Introduction To Effects
      11m 59s
    2. Using Basic Text
      9m 4s
    3. Creating Path Text
      14m 29s
    4. Time Remapping Motion Effect
      5m 6s
  9. 22m 51s
    1. Creating Basic Masks
      6m 1s
    2. Mask Interactions
      6m 31s
    3. Drawing Masks
      6m 25s
    4. Illustrator Masks
      3m 54s
  10. 40m 40s
    1. Importing Files With Alpha
      12m 4s
    2. Importing A Photoshop Sequence
      4m 58s
    3. Editing And Alpha Channel Externally
      7m 39s
    4. Creating An Alpha Channel
      6m 3s
    5. Photoshop As A Composition
      3m 26s
    6. Saving Photoshop Layers
      3m 47s
    7. Importing Single Photoshop Layer
      43s
    8. Viewing The Alpha Channel
      2m 0s
  11. 15m 21s
    1. Importing Illustrator Files
      3m 34s
    2. Viewing Illustrator Alpha Channels
      38s
    3. Applying Effects To An Illustrator File
      3m 46s
    4. Illustrator Sequencing
      7m 23s
  12. 24m 10s
    1. Creating An Alpha Track Matte
      8m 48s
    2. Creating A Proper Drop Shadow
      2m 26s
    3. Using A Luma Matte
      7m 28s
    4. Saving An Alpha Channel
      5m 28s
  13. 15m 41s
    1. Introduction To The Render Cue
      5m 29s
    2. Changing The Render Settings
      10m 12s
  14. 23m 12s
    1. Output Rendering
      20m 25s
    2. Collecting Files
      2m 47s
  15. 28m 58s
    1. Introduction To 3D
      8m 57s
    2. Looping and Rotation
      3m 50s
    3. Understanding Object Orientation
      9m 24s
    4. Creating A Fake 3D Effect
      6m 47s
  16. 24m 1s
    1. Introduction To Lighting
      11m 6s
    2. Negative LIghting
      2m 22s
    3. Attaching Lights
      4m 41s
    4. Orienting Light
      3m 49s
    5. Parenting Light
      2m 3s
  17. 20m 54s
    1. Introduction To Cameras
      13m 45s
    2. Multiple Cameras
      4m 7s
    3. Animating Cameras
      3m 2s
  18. 57m 34s
    1. Expression Basics
      7m 24s
    2. Clock Mechanics
      7m 29s
    3. Lazer Targeting
      8m 40s
    4. Applying Percents and Degrees
      11m 4s
    5. Text Expressions
      3m 26s
    6. Introduction To Random Values
      5m 13s
    7. Random X and Y Axis
      3m 18s
    8. Converting Expressions To Keyframes
      3m 8s
    9. Null Objects
      7m 52s
  19. 20m 22s
    1. Introduction To Audio
      8m 29s
    2. Basic Audio Effects
      11m 53s
  20. 9m 4s
    1. Workflow Speed Issues
      9m 4s

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Learning After Effects 5
9h 9m Beginner May 16, 2002

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Learning After Effects 5 with Bruce Heavin and Calvin Wood offers a thorough overview of the most essential features of the standard version of this incredible new release of After Effects! Designed to get beginners up to speed quickly and efficiently, the program walks you through fundamental to intermediate features. You will create animated compositions as you learn everything from simple transformations using Keyframes, Effects, Masks, and Track Mattes, to more advanced concepts covering Photoshop and Illustrator integration, 3D Layers, Lights, Multiple Cameras, Expressions, Parenting, and Compositing.

Subject:
Video
Software:
After Effects
Authors:
Bruce Heavin Calvin Wood

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