San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
Adobe After Effects
Create stunning motion graphics and visual effects using the industry standard tool for motion graphics and Hollywood style effects for cinema, television and web formats creative compositing software.
Our Adobe Instructor will up your skills from the basic through to advanced animation techniques, Text animations, Motion effects, Track mattes, Nesting, Precompose, Expressions, 3D cameras, Lighting and other.
Number of people on Course:
Minumum 1 Course gaurenteed to run with only 1 booking
Maximum 6 Making the learning experience hands on and focussed.
Everyone has an opportunity to ask questions.
You need no previous experience to attend this course.
Working knowledge of a computer.
Getting to know the workflow
- Creating a project and importing footage
- Creating a composition and arranging layers
- Adding effects and modifying layer properties
- Animating the composition
- Previewing your work
- Optimising performance in After Effects
- Rendering and exporting your composition
- Customising workspaces
- Controlling the brightness of the user interface
- Finding resources for using After Effects
Creating a basic animation using effects and presets
- Importing footage using Adobe Bridge
- Creating a new composition
- Working with imported Illustrator layers
- Applying effects to a layer
- Applying an animation preset
- Previewing the effects
- Adding transparency
- Rendering the composition
- About text layers
- Creating and formatting point text
- Using a text animation preset
- Animating with scale keyframes
- Animating using parenting
- Animating imported Photoshop text
- Animating text using a path animation preset
- Animating type tracking
- Animating text opacity
- Using a text animator group
- Cleaning up the path animation
- Animating a nontext layer along a motion path
- Adding motion blur
Working with Shape Layers
- Adding a shape layer
- Creating custom shapes
- Creating stars
- Positioning layers with snapping
- Incorporating video and audio layers
- Applying a Cartoon effect
- Adding a title bar
Animating a Multimedia Presentation
- Animating the scenery using parenting
- Adjusting an anchor point
- Masking video using vector shapes
- Keyframing a motion path
- Animating additional elements
- Applying an effect
- Creating an animated slide show
- Adding an audio track
- Zooming in for a final close-up
- Simulating lighting changes
- Duplicating an animation using the pick whip
- Animating movement in the scenery
- Adjusting the layers and creating a track matte
- Animating the shadows
- Adding a lens flare effect
- Animating the clock
- Retiming the composition
Working with masks
- About masks
- Getting started
- Creating a mask with the Pen tool
- Editing a mask
- Feathering the edges of a mask
- Replacing the content of the mask
- Adding a reflection
- Creating a vignette
- Adjusting the colour
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
Using the Roto Brush tool
- About rotoscoping
- Creating a segmentation boundary
- Fine-tuning the matte
- Freezing your Roto Brush tool results
- Changing the background
- Adding animated text
- Outputting your project
Performing Colour Correction
- Adjusting color balance
- Replacing the background
- Removing unwanted elements
- Correcting a range of colours
- Warming colours with the Photo Filter effect
Using 3D Features
- Creating 3D Text
- Using 3D Views
- Importing a background
- Adding 3D Lights
- Adding a camera
- Repositioning layers
- Adding a text layer
- Working with Cinema 4D Lite
Working with the 3D Camera Tracker
- About the 3D Camera Tracker effect
- Tracking the footage
- Creating a ground plane, a camera, and the initial text
- Creating realistic shadows
- Adding ambient light
- Creating additional text elements
- Locking a layer to a plane with a null object
- Animating the text
- Adjusting the camera’s depth of field
- Rendering the composition
Advanced Editing Techniques
- Using Warp Stabilizer VFX
- Using single-point motion tracking
- Using multipoint tracking
- Creating a particle simulation
- Retiming playback using the Timewarp effect
Rendering and Outputting
- Creating templates for the Render Queue
- Exporting using the Render Queue
- Rendering movies with Adobe Media Encoder
Course fee includes Adobe’s Classroom in a Book (Digital Copy) and course materials.
Tea, coffee, Filtered water and biscuits are available throughout the day and lunch at one of our favourites spots around Circular Quay.
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Labspace Adobe Authorised Training Centre Sydney
We teach the tools of the trade so Creatives can do what they enjoy doing best - BEING CREATIVE.
At Labspace, we believe that the earlier you participate in a Certified Instructor Led Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Course the better your end product will be.
Why? Today's Professional software is extremely powerful and versatile with many ways to achieve the same goal. Knowing what these are, you will be spending more time BEING CREATIVE. Simple.
Time is precious and costly. So why waste your expensive production hours surfing the internet and watching countless online tutorials learning "the how to's" or advanced features.
What you learn and understand from a course in a day will take you weeks to learn online.
On every one of our courses we have had quotes similar to these -
"If I only knew this last week, I would have saved so much time"
"This is going to change my life!"
"I have used this software for 15 years professionally and never knew that!"
Master the tool and your valuable time will be spent CREATIVELY.
Contact Labspace, Sydney or Melbourne, for all your Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, SpeedGrade, Audition training and short courses.