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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.
Suitability - Who should attend?
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
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 an on-request course (one-to-one or for a group) at our training centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Reading, Milton Keynes, Sheffield, or at your venue anywhere in the UK.
Armada is an Autodesk Training Centre (ATC) and Adobe Authorised Training Centre (AATC) with 10 years of experience providing specialist training courses for professional staff, including: Users of the Adobe Creative Suite, Technical Communication Suite, Web Development and E-learning products;...
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