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Learn the very basics of After Effects CC 2017 in this course for beginners and new motion graphics artists.
Find tools and assets for your motion graphics projects in the Creative Cloud Market and CC Libraries. Learn how to download and use patterns, textures, brushes, and UI extensions in After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Learn how to create and animate vector-based artwork directly inside After Effects.
Build an opening title sequence from scratch in After Effects. Follow the entire technical and creative process, from working in 3D space to creating type and shape layers and writing expressions.
Combine the skills taught in After Effects Apprentice to create a real-world video promo, from building artwork to assembling 3D precomps and setting the project to music.
Take a creative tour of the Paint, Puppet, and Roto Brush tools in After Effects.
Learn two key visual effects skills, motion tracking and keying, in After Effects.
Get an introduction to 3D space in After Effects, plus advanced 3D workflows involving Photoshop.
Learn how to manipulate time (stop, slow, and speed up footage) in After Effects.
Learn how to create simple but very useful expressions in After Effects that can be put to work on a wide variety of jobs.
Learn how to set up a parenting chain in After Effects. Discover what makes a good parent and several techniques using parenting.
Learn how to use multiple compositions to group layers, accommodate client changes, and rewire the internal render order in After Effects.
A tour of editing and enhancement techniques for After Effects layers.
A whirlwind tour of Adobe After Effects for new users and those who may need a refresher.
Learn how to create your first animation in Adobe After Effects.
Learn how to create sophisticated animations in After Effects with the minimum amount of effort.
Learn how to create professional-looking type plus sophisticated type animations, including timing to music.
Find out what After Effects CC 2017 has in store for you. Learn about the new features, performance improvements, and workflow enhancements, including Typekit syncing and the C4D renderer.
Learn how to create engaging backgrounds, repeating graphic elements, textured 2D and 3D type treatments, and map-based infographics with After Effects generator effects.
Use Photoshop to repair and build assets for After Effects projects. Learn how to develop raw images, correct lens distortion, create 3D objects and LUTs, and build more effective backdrops and keys.
Use expressions in Adobe After Effects to save time animating motion graphics. Learn how to add and edit expressions, use variables, and assign random values.
Learn how to key green-screen and blue-screen footage with Keylight, the powerful keyer available with every copy of After Effects.
Speed up your character rigging and animation workflows in After Effects with Duik, the free script-based toolset.
Work through four hands-on projects and create 3D titles using Premiere Pro. Learn how to create 3D objects and type, animate text, apply transitions, and solve for camera motion. Eran Stern demonstrates how to use tracking, rotoscoping, particles, distortions, camera effects, and more.
Learn about the significant new motion graphics and visual effects features introduced in Adobe After Effects CC 2015—as soon as they are released.
Learn about common post-production problems and how to fix them with tools like After Effects, Premiere Pro, and some third-party plugins.
Learn four unique After Effects type treatments that integrate directly with the action on screen. Find out how to explode text, create liquid text, map text to moving objects, and animate type in Z space.
Learn how to create a phonotrope—a looping animation for motion graphics or web design—using a record player and Adobe Photoshop and After Effects.
Learn how to create looping animations (and animated GIFs) for motion graphics and web design using Adobe After Effects.
Learn how to create looping animations (including animated GIFs) for motion graphics and web design using Adobe Photoshop.
Learn how to create an animated promo video that helps visualize how a mobile app will be used on a real device, using this screen replacement workflow in After Effects.
Chris and Trish Meyer reveal After Effects' hidden gems: useful tricks, shortcuts, and features accumulated in their 20+ years of working with After Effects.
Learn how to prototype an app interface using Adobe Illustrator, and then take the finished design into After Effects for animation.
Learn how to create animated infographics with Adobe After Effects using shape layers, masks, expressions, CINEMA 4D Lite, and some helpful third-party scripts.
Motion graphics and VFX artist Ran Ben Avraham shows how to use the 3D and compositing features in After Effects to create a volcanic landscape and 3D type.
Learn how to track and extract the camera move and ground plane from already shot footage in After Effects, and add a 3D model—complete with lighting and shadows—to the scene with CINEMA 4D Lite.
Build a complete 3D motion graphics sequence in CINEMA 4D Lite, the introductory version of CINEMA 4D included with After Effects CC.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of an infographics-driven video made with After Effects. Learn how to use After Effects and a few third-party plugins (Animation Composer, Particular, and Newton) to animate infographics.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a real-world commercial made with After Effects. Learn how to decode a client brief, create animatics, and design the motion graphics in After Effects.
Learn how to create, extrude, and animate 3D text in CINEMA 4D Lite, and believably composite it over a 2D background inside After Effects.
A whirlwind tour of Adobe After Effects CC for users who have never opened the program before (or are new to Creative Cloud). Get a quick overview of the import, preview, and render workflows in After Effects CC.
Want to play video against walls or other objects in your After Effects animations? Learn how to map video onto the face of a 3D object with CINEMA 4D Lite, and then composite animated 3D text over it in After Effects.
Learn how to use After Effects expressions to control and automate animation and to enhance Premiere Pro projects.
Bring your logos to life with this quick start guide for animating and compositing a logo design in CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Introduces the seven essential After Effects compositing techniques and some bonus tips to help enhance drama, correct color, and create convincing transparency.
Learn how to take assets you already have and composite them in a new way, while adding grungy DIY texture.
Learn how to replicate the DIY aesthetic of low-budget cel animation in After Effects, and create hand-drawn, scribbled, and painted motion graphics.
Get started with After Effects by learning basic motion graphics and video terminology and the six core techniques used to build projects in After Effects.
Owen Lowery shows how to create a quirky and fun look that has the feel of old-school cutout and stop-motion animation in After Effects.
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