A400 – Introduction to Adobe After Effects CCDownload Course Outline
Title: Introduction to Adobe After Effects CC A400; 3 Days, Instructor-led
After Effects CC software lets you deliver cinematic visual effects and motion graphics faster than ever before with new Global Performance Cache. Extend your creativity with built-in text and shape extrusion, new mask feathering options. Get into motion graphics - come learn what After Effects CC can do!
At Course Completion:
Audience & Prerequisites: Video, animation and graphics professionals who need a working knowledge of Adobe After Effects CC. • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows • Photoshop Fundamentals: An Introduction to Photoshop class or equivalent experience is recommended.
Course Outline Details: Lesson 1: Fundamentals of Motion Graphics • RGB Color Model • Frame Size • Resolution • Pixel Aspect Ratio • Alpha Channels • Frame Rate • Time Code • Interpreting Footage Lesson 2: Getting to Know the Workflow • How After Effects Works • Overview of panels • Creating a project and importing footage • Creating a composition and arranging layers • Adding effects and modifying layer properties • Animating the composition • Previewing your work • Optimizing performance in After Effects • Customizing workspaces • Controlling the brightness of the user interface • Finding resources for using After Effects Lesson 3: Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets • Importing footage using Adobe Bridge • Importing video clips • Importing stills • Importing a sequence of stills (interpreting) • Importing multilayered photoshop and illustrator files • Creating a new composition • Applying effects to a layer • Changing parameters globally • Creating keyframes • Keyframe interpolation: auto, continuous, and bezier interpolation • Temporal and spatial Interpolation • Roving in time for spatial properties • Creating and applying an animation preset • Previewing your work Lesson 4: Working With Masks • About masks • Creating a mask with the Pen tool • Editing a mask • Feathering the edges of a mask • Replacing the content of the mask • Mask interpolation • Using masks from Illustrator and Photoshop • Masks for spatial keyframes Lesson 5: Animating Text • About text layers • Creating and formatting point text vs paragraph text • Using a text animation preset • Text on a path • Animating imported Photoshop text • Animating text using a path animation preset • Using a text animators • Adding properties • Adding a range selector • Using a text animator group Lesson 6: Working with Shape Layers • Adding a shape layer • Creating custom shapes • Creating stars • Default properties of shape layers • Add properties • Creating Groups • Stack your shapes & properties • Using Brainstorm to experiment Lesson 7: Other Effects • Time remapping • Motion sketch • The smoother • The wiggler • Auto orient • Splitting a layer • Adjustment layers • The effects and presets panel Lesson 8: Distorting Objects with the Puppet Tools • About the Puppet tools • Adding Deform pins • Defining areas of overlap • Stiffening an area • Animating pin positions • Recording animation Lesson 9: Rendering and Output • Creating templates for the Render Queue • Exporting using the Render Queue • Rendering movies with Adobe Media Encoder
Start Date: 12/18/2019
End Date: 12/20/2019