Adobe After Effects CC Basics By Corey Barker

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Have you ever wondered what you can do with After Effects but just never had the chance? Well join Corey Barker as he takes you through the basics of using After Effects to import video and add special effects and animated elements like text using keyframe animation.

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A quck tour aorund the After Effects interface tp get you familiar with where features are located.
Here Corey shows how to import assets into a new After Effects projects and how to manage them once they are there.
After Effect has incredibly smooth integration with Photoshop by being to import fully-layered psd files.
Here we will look at modifiying the various attributes of a layer by scale, opacity, position more.
In this lesson we will explore creating animated elements using keyframe animation.
You can also apply filter effects to your animation and even animate them over time.
Adding and animating text in After Effects is easy and the type emgine is the same as all other Adobe apps.
When your animation is complete the next step is to export. Here we will have a quick look at the settings available to render your animation.
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Corey Barker


Corey is an education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, FL, with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web desig...

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    I couldn’t even finish this class because of the terrible sound. Between the lip smacking and the popping sounds from the “P’s” and “B’s”, it was very distracting. How about using Audition to clean up the sound to make this watchable?

  2. Profile photo of Martien Bakens Martien Bakens

    I wonder if all the info here for AE also translates to edge animate.
    Is there perhaps a place I can get questions on a forum. I am looking for an inspiration – to animation input for a web page, am looking for some assistance in manifesting this.

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    Respected Sir,

    Yes make more course on Adobe After Effects its so demanding


    thanking you

    KELBYONE & NAPP Rocks!!!

  4. Profile photo of Shawn Hamilton Shawn Hamilton

    Thanks for this. AE is something I need to learn so can`t wait for more courses on this from you guys….

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