After Effects

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Adobe After Effects

 

 

WHAT DO TO BEFORE STARTING THE COURSE:

 

Before starting the course there are a few things I would recommend you do to ensure that everything works perfectly so you can enjoy the course smoothly:

   

1 - Download the FREE PDF document

 

This has been designed to aid your learning experience and to help you navigate the course.

  

PDF COURSE INDEX DOWNLOAD:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/426ychsdtimlw74/after_effects_beginners_guide_gd_studio.pdf?dl=0

   

2 - Install the project font

 

The font is not supplied in the download folder as it can not be sold as part of the course.

 

The font is free to use and can be downloaded Free online here:

 

Font: Lemon/Milk

 

https://www.dafont.com/lemon-milk.font

  

***ONCE DOWNLOADED***

 

Be sure to install the font before opening any of the project After Effects files.

    

3 - Download the Rollandrop.mp3 audio track

 

The audio file used on the course is not supplied in the download folder as it can not be sold as part of the course.

 

The audio can be acquired here:

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/izdznyqrb2kp8u0/Rollanddrop.mp3?dl=0

  

***ONCE DOWNLOADED***

 

Once downloaded be sure to place the audio file inside the ‘Audio’ folder in the Project assets folder ready to use on the course.

   

WHAT WE WILL BE CREATING ON THIS COURSE:

 

To find out exactly what we will be creating on this course, check page 6 on the FREE course index pdf.

  

Enjoy!


  

EPISODE LIST WITH LINKS:

  

This is a 48 episode course:

   

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

0 - The Complete Beginners Guide To Adobe After Effects | xx part series

https://youtu.be/uRdfvpQ5rcQ

  

SECTION 1 - INTRODUCTION

 

EP 1 - What is After Effects? 

https://youtu.be/FuJMHF510mc

 

EP 2 - Interface Introduction to Adobe After Effects 

https://youtu.be/O6KRRQm6meY

 

EP 3 - Layers & the Timeline Panel In Adobe After Effects

https://youtu.be/ijOQvj48nUE

 

EP 4 - Compositions in Adobe After Effects

https://youtu.be/kV0yYrPPMY0

 

EP 5 - The Project Panel ‘Links panel’ In Adobe After Effects

https://youtu.be/GMnfNYLPWjw

 

EP 6 - Animation Principles in After Effects

https://youtu.be/PlLO2WFET6s

 

EP 7 - Keyframes in Adobe After Effects 

https://youtu.be/SiO0-SPk-uk

   

SECTION 2 - ESSENTIAL PRACTISE 

 

EP 8 - Simple Video Editing in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/X7Fo_co6zVc

 

EP 9 - Simple Animation in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/hWV9PehaaP4

 

EP 10 - Easing in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/RPgFuyTOp5Q

 

EP 11 - Time stretching in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/8FivyD3Es_U

 

EP 12 - Precomposing in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/__DaHM3t-P0

  

EP 13 - Importing Files Into After Effects 

https://youtu.be/8eBlciC0YGQ

 

EP 14 - Creating Shapes in After Effects

https://youtu.be/goWLbyNWPdk

 

EP 15 - Pen Tool & Paths in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/0BpmomriWEM

 

EP 16 - Fill & Stroke Effects in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/5fhk3ffTOIw

 

EP 17 - Animating Along a Path in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/ccjShbPJVsU

 

EP 18 - Effects & Presets in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/B0zv6J5A_ic

 

EP 19 - Text Animation Presets in After Effects

https://youtu.be/Y7vjOl6vt14

 

EP 20 - Video Transition Presets in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/M6aDVWhBMPU

 

EP 21 - Colour Effects in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/YwBMOIJdbFw

 

EP 22 - Adjustment Layers in After Effects

https://youtu.be/rgMKGFWWqjA

 

EP 23 - Blending Modes in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/BLNouWv1JHg

 

EP 24 - Masking in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/pd3qHGPk5J0

 

EP 25 - Animate a Shape Layer Mask

https://youtu.be/Loec3-14YPY

 

EP 26 - Track Mattes in After Effects

https://youtu.be/GmtgkRcjjDk

 

EP 27 - Null Objects and Parenting in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/dOKBncvUhJo

 

EP 28 - Exporting in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/gpoZFHU_oqk

 

EP 29 - 10 Handy Tips in After Effects | Things to Know For Beginners 

https://youtu.be/DIsJ2C8wyGA

   

SECTION 3 - CREATE A PROJECT

  

EP 30 - What We Will Be Creating on This Course 

https://youtu.be/NSUiuzSu1vA

 

EP 31 - Plan & Design for Your Video Presentation for After effects 

https://youtu.be/rIjutn8KjA0

 

EP 32 - Prepare & Set up a document for After Effects

https://youtu.be/fR5T3F4LwPo

 

EP 33 - Animating Type With an Image In After Effects

https://youtu.be/tpN7aI1ALRI

 

EP 34 - Animating a Bouncing PIN In After Effects

https://youtu.be/1qVw_vMdUio

 

EP 35 - Animating a Simple Transition In After Effects

https://youtu.be/B2zP9n2pTV0

 

EP 36 - Animating a British Flag Sequence In After Effects

https://youtu.be/fM0QDuvDwmw

 

EP 37 - Synchronising to Music After Effects

https://youtu.be/ZYUeUwUsKIg

 

EP 38 - Edit a Video Sequence In After Effects

https://youtu.be/hOEOp94vKmw

 

EP 39 - Duplicate & Edit an Animation Sequence in After Effects

https://youtu.be/zv1MXn9DpzU

 

EP 40 - Build a Complex Layout & Animate in After Effects

https://youtu.be/R19H-JcbZVM

 

EP 41 - Animate a Shape Layer Mask in After Effects

https://youtu.be/qbj7GlsjVl4

 

EP 42 - Duplicate & Edit comp Sequences In After Effects 

https://youtu.be/du7GI1WYPKs

 

EP 43 - Animating Still I mages in After Effects

https://youtu.be/1U66VD8GiXA

 

EP 44 - Colour enhancing footage in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/rK0Qk06L2dY

 

EP 45 - Create a 2D Scene in After Effects

https://youtu.be/f1Yq3Wk0dQU

 

EP 46 - Animate a simple 2D Scene

https://youtu.be/ytd0QeCLXec

 

EP 47 - Simple 2D Animation in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/TI_KIq-cz6s

 

EP 48 - Exporting in After Effects 

https://youtu.be/d4QEgpSQrqc