A500 – Intermediate Adobe After Effects CCDownload Course Outline
Title: Intermediate Adobe After Effects CC A500; 2 Days, Instructor-led
In this course designed for videographers, graphic artists, and animators with intermediate-level Adobe After Effects experience, you will learn how to incorporate text, graphics, and effects to your movies. Upon completion of this course, you will have an excellent understanding of the menu and tools in After Effects and be able to perform work with a high level of efficiency.
At Course Completion:
Audience & Prerequisites: Videographers and animators who are somewhat experienced using Adobe After Effects. Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows • Introduction to Adobe After Effects class or equivalent experience • Photoshop Fundamentals: An Introduction to Photoshop or equivalent experience recommended
Course Outline Details: Lesson 1: Parenting • Understanding Parenting • Simple Pickwhipping • Parenting to a null • Using Parenting for positioning • Using Parenting in Special Effects Lesson 2: Other Effects • Time remapping • Understanding Compound Effects • Gradient Wipe • Displacement Map Lesson 3: Transfer Controls • Understanding Layer Blending Modes and how to change those using shortcuts • Using Track Mattes • Understanding precomposing and nesting • Stencil and Silhouette • Preserve Transparency Lesson 4: Tracking/Stabilizing • Understanding tracking • Using the tracker • Warp Stabilizer • Track Motion • Using single-point motion tracking • Using multipoint tracking • Stabilize Motion • Mocha overview • Tips for better tracking Lesson 5: Expressions • Introduction to Expressions • Simple Pickwhipping • Using expressions to animate to the rhythm of music • Adjusting the expression direction • Adjusting the expression parameters • Adjusting the rate of change • Adjusting the final value • Creating a loop using expressions • The wiggle expression Lesson 6: Keying • Understanding Keying • Shooting Techniques for easier Keying • Using Garbage Mattes for easier Keying • Using Keylight • Refining the Matte Lesson 7: Using the Roto Brush Tool • About rotoscoping • Getting started • Creating a segmentation boundary • Fine-tuning the matte • Freezing your Roto Brush tool results • Changing the background • Adding animated text • Outputting your project