Creating a new project


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Creating a new project

In this first lesson, we'll create a simple animation of a winter scene. If you have the exercise files, notice that we've given you the After Effects project file, which you can use at the end to compare your results with ours. We've also created a folder of sources that you can import into a blank project, and we've also rendered the finished movie from the After Effects project file. So we can see what we will be creating, let's play this in QuickTime player. As you can see, it's pretty simple: there are two foreground video layers, a background video, and a colored solid along the talk.

The title is in two parts: one part that animates up from the bottom and the snowflake which animates in a long curve. Now that you're familiar with what we're going to create, let's open a blank project in After Effects. I am using CS5, or if you have CS4, that will work as well. If you already have a project open, you'll need to save it and then go File > New &g...

Creating a new project
Video duration: 3m 25s 2h 19m Beginner Updated Nov 09, 2012

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Creating a new project provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 02: Basic Animation

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Video
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After Effects
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