august, 2020

15aug9:00 am5:00 pmAdobe After Effects Hands-On Class


Event Details

What You’ll Learn
Establishing the Basics
If you’re looking to animate, alter and composite media in 2D and 3D space, then this is the tool for you.

Adobe After Effects CC is an industry-standard, motion-graphics and visual-effects composer. With built-in tools and plug-ins, and a bit of creativity, you can create just about anything you can imagine. By the end of this class, you will have the knowledge and practical experience to start building your own motion graphics projects.

Class Agenda:
Part 1 – Intro to AE CC and what it can do. The interface and tools. Importing and manipulating media.
Part 2 – Basics of Animation.
Part 3 – Working with Text. Create it. Style it. Animate it.
Part 4 – Working with Effects and Layer styles. Vector art vs pixels.
Part 5 – Working with mask. Create and animate a mask to cut out pieces of video and selectively add effects. Look at track mattes and their uses.
Part 6 – Green screen. How to take footage shot on a green screen and remove the background. Also putting together image sequences into video, useful for things like time lapses.
Part 7 – Intro to 3D, functionality and limitation of After Effects vs True 3D programs like Cinema 4D, Maya and 3D StudioMax.

*This class is being offered remotely via Zoom*
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BDA Members: $249.00
Non-Members: $279.00

August 15th, 2020 / 9am – 5pm

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