Adobe After Effects - IntroductionArmada
Introduction to Adobe After Effects - A 2-day motion graphics training course for beginners
This two-day Introduction to Adobe After Effects course is designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and tools needed to carry out common motion graphics, video compositing and visual effects tasks in After Effects.
Also introduced are some of the more advanced features available, including keying, tracking, 3D space and shape layers.
Fully accredited by Adobe, the programme is delivered via a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice by a tutor who is both an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) and an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in After Effects.
Self-funders can spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This Introduction to Adobe After Effects course is ideal for newcomers to After Effects, and those with limited After Effects experience.
No prior After Effects knowledge is required.
To learn more about suitability, please send an enquiry here.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Upon completion of the course, delegates receive an e-certificate confirming they have attended and successfully completed Introduction to Adobe After Effects training.
This Introduction to After Effects training course is hosted at our centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Reading, Milton Keynes and Sheffield.
For our Bromsgrove courses, we offer a free daily taxi service from Central Birmingham to our training centre.
Delegates can enjoy fantastic facilities at our centres, with lunch and refreshments included.
Training Course Content
The course is generally structured as follows:
Welcome to After Effects
- What is After Effects?
- Project structure
- Interface and palettes
- Essential techniques
- Your first After Effects project
- Keyframes - temporal and spatial
- Motion paths
- Easy ease
- Anchor point essentials
- Motion Sketch
- Orientating and motion blur
- Roving and hold
- Separate dimensions
- Move, trim and slip
- Split and sequence
- Looping footage
- Image sequences
- Frame rate and time stretch
- Blending modes, effects and solids
- 3D layers
- Finding and applying effects
- Effects animation and animation presets
- Adjustment layers
- Colour correction and grading
- Masks, mask animation, the pen tool
Working with Transparency
- Track mattes and stencils
- Green screen removal
- First vertex and path effects
- Multiple masks and opacity
Type and Type Animation
- Working with type
- Text on a path
- Basic text animation
- Text animation presets
- Layer styles
Parenting and Nesting
- Introducing parenting
- Nesting, pre-composing
- Render order
- Essential expressions and time remapping
- Connecting with expressions
- Render settings and the render queue
- Export options
- Dynamic link
Why choose Armada
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Course fees are inclusive of all relevant course documentation, refreshments and lunch. Delegates are also entitled to 30 days' after-course support via email.
We can also provide one-to-one training or a 'closed course' for your group at one of our centres, or your venue anywhere in the UK. These can be tailored to your specific needs, taking into account delegates’ existing knowledge, and the skills gap identified.
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