All Courses

Try our all courses tutorials

— every online course includes free video tutorials. Become a member to keep learning, with unlimited access to the subscription library.

Subject

Software

Author

Skill level

More options

selected filters:
Visual Effects  
149 courses · 5,535 video tutorials
sort by:
  • view course page for NUKE NUGGETS Weekly

    NUKE NUGGETS Weekly

    with Steve Wright

    Want to become a better, more productive compositor? Get a new NUKE nugget every Thursday, including tips on lighting, color matching, grading, cloning, rotoscoping, and more.

    5h 40m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 14: Shape Layers

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 13: Paint, Roto, and Puppet

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 12: Tracking and Keying

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 11: 3D Space

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 10: Time Games

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 09: Expressions

    Learn how to create simple but very useful expressions in After Effects that can be put to work on a wide variety of jobs.

    1h 39m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 07: Parenting

    Learn how to set up a parenting chain in After Effects. Discover what makes a good parent and several techniques using parenting.

    1h 40m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 08: Nesting and Precomposing

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 04: Layer Control

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 01: Pre-Roll

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 02: Basic Animation

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 03: Advanced Animation

  • view course page for After Effects Apprentice 06: Type and Music

  • view course page for NUKE 10 New Features

    NUKE 10 New Features

    with Steve Wright

    VFX guru Steve Wright walks through the three big new features in The Foundry's flagship compositing app, NUKE 10: RayRender node, ChromaKey node, and the Smart Vector Toolset.

    59m 8s
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for After Effects CC 2017: New Features

    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.

    1h 1m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Nuke Essential Training

    Nuke Essential Training

    with Steve Wright

    Learn about keying, compositing, rotoscoping, tracking, color correcting, and many other vital techniques in the high-end VFX compositing package, Nuke.

    7h 36m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for VFX Keying: Master Course

    VFX Keying: Master Course

    with Steve Wright

    NUKE master Steve Wright dives deep into the process of keying for visual effects in NUKE. Learn about green-screen, blue-screen, luma, and saturation keys; spill suppression; color correction; edge refinement; and more.

    11h 58m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Houdini: Advanced Motion Graphics

    Learn four advanced procedural animation techniques that leverage the unique strengths of Houdini: strand movement, audio-reactive motion graphics, a vine-growing system, and dynamic simulations for destroying objects.

    4h 23m
    Advanced
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SynthEyes: Tracking with Survey Data

    Real-world survey data can speed up camera tracking. Learn how to use still images, 3D models, and text files to solve 3D tracking shots with SynthEyes.

    58m 21s
    Advanced
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Maya Bifröst: Dynamic Simulations

  • view course page for After Effects: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates

    Learn about the significant new motion graphics and visual effects features introduced in Adobe After Effects CC 2015—as soon as they are released.

    2h 17m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Scanimate: The Origins of Computer Motion Graphics

  • view course page for Introduction to 3D

    Introduction to 3D

    with George Maestri

    Learn the basic concepts underlying all 3D modeling and rendering software: navigating 3D space, modeling, texturing, rendering, and more.

    4h 23m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for VUE: Animating a Landscape

    VUE: Animating a Landscape

    with Aaron F. Ross

    Learn how to create an animated, digital landscape, achieving photorealistic nature effects, using VUE. Aaron F. Ross demonstrates modeling natural objects and materials, creating specific lighting conditions, keyframing, rendering the animation, and more.

    2h 3m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Maya: Motion Graphics Workflow with MASH

    Learn how to incorporate the powerful MASH procedural animation tools—included with the Maya 2016 Extension 2—into your Maya workflow and build more dynamic motion graphics.

    3h 33m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Alison Mann: Animation Talent Scout

    In this interview, Paramount Animation recruiter Alison Mann explains what she looks for when hiring artists and animators. Learn what makes a portfolio stand out to employers and how to use social media to promote your work.

    22m 1s
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for NUKE Compositing: Zombies

    NUKE Compositing: Zombies

    with Steve Wright

    Learn how to build a zombie graveyard scene and practice your NUKE compositing skills in this fun NUKE tutorial. NUKE expert Steve Wright shows how to use NUKE's keying, color correction, and effects tools to make a zombie rise from the grave.

    2h 40m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Artists and Their Work: Conversations about Mograph, VFX, and Digital Art

  • view course page for Fusion 7: Getting Started

    Get quickly up to speed with Fusion 7, the free compositing software from Blackmagic Design.

    2h 39m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for After Effects Compositing 01: Intro to VFX

    Introduces the seven essential After Effects compositing techniques and some bonus tips to help enhance drama, correct color, and create convincing transparency.

    1h 4m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Getting Started with After Effects CC (2015)

    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.

    1h 5m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Kim Lee: Digital and Physical Production and Design

  • view course page for NUKE Compositing: Alien Portal

    Acclaimed NUKE instructor Steve Wright shows how to create an otherworldly alien portal with NUKE, teaching valuable compositing, camera tracking, and lighting techniques along the way.

    2h 20m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Alex McDowell: World Building and Narrative

    An interview with production designer Alex McDowell about his work on films such as Minority Report, his World Building Institute at USC, and his thoughts on the future of media and narrative.

    57m 17s
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for mocha 4 Essential Training

    Learn how to use mocha 4 for match moving, 3D camera solves, custom shape creation, rotoscoping, and more.

    9h 46m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Using Panoramic Photos for Motion Graphics and Visual Effects

  • view course page for After Effects Compositing 06: Tracking and Stabilization

  • view course page for Up and Running in VUE

    Up and Running in VUE

    with Aaron F. Ross

    Create photorealistic animated environments in VUE.

    4h 12m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SynthEyes Essential Training

    Learn how to create solid 3D tracks for advanced visual effects using SynthEyes.

    2h 35m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for CINEMA 4D Rendering Tips for NUKE

    Take a render directly from CINEMA 4D, or any other 3D package, and bump it up a notch with NUKE.

    1h 31m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for NUKE Compositing: Sci-Fi Force Field

    Acclaimed Nuke instructor Steve Wright shows how to create a show-stopping sci-fi force field using NUKE.

    2h 12m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for After Effects CC Essential Training (2015)

    Breaks down the six foundations of After Effects mastery—compositions, layers, animation, effects, 3D, and rendering—and provides real-world projects designed to reinforce your skills.

    9h 43m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for After Effects Compositing 05: Rotoscoping & Edges

  • view course page for VFX Techniques: Compositing an Explosion with Fusion 7

  • view course page for ZBrush 4 Essential Training

    ZBrush 4 Essential Training

    with Ryan Kittleson

    Covers the most popular tools and techniques for digital painting and sculpting in ZBrush, and explains how to export models and texture maps to other programs for use in games, film, fine art, or 3D printing.

    2h 58m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with RealFlow

    Get up and running with RealFlow, the motion picture industry's standard tool for liquid simulations.

    3h 6m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Rendering for Composites inside 3ds Max

    Learn how to use the extensive range of tools in 3ds Max to render out elements for compositing in After Effects.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
    Viewers:

“As a teacher, I respect the way that your tutorials are hands-on and interactive. They are quick and to-the-point, and the teachers you have chosen are patient and concise.” —Joshua M.
more from our members »


Learn more, save more. Upgrade today!

Get our Annual Premium Membership at our best savings yet.

Upgrade to our Annual Premium Membership today and get even more value from your lynda.com subscription:

Testimonial“In a way, I feel like you are rooting for me. Like you are really invested in my experience, and want me to get as much out of these courses as possible this is the best place to start on your journey to learning new material.”— Nadine H.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.