Learn After Effects 2021 – Best After Effects Courses & Best After Effects Books

Best After Effects Courses 2021

 

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After Effects CC 2021: Complete Course from Novice to Expert

Animations and visual effects are becoming more and more valuable and important in any created video. Learning how to create these animations using Adobe After Effects has become essential. The talents to create this kind of animations and effects are more and more in demand. It’s also an easy way to earn money as a freelance writer or resell your packaged animations on hundreds of sites across the web.

Learn and master motion graphics and visual effects in After Effects in this comprehensive course:

Understand the concepts behind animation techniques

Learn how to design, animate and sequence complete motion graphics projects

Work with all basic transformations and beyond

Learn simple yet powerful techniques to create the most complex animations

Create stunning visual effects using the built-in effects (no expensive third-party plugins)

Apply specialized effects like rotoscoping, chromatography, camera tracking and many more

Master After Effects

Learning the basics and beyond of motion graphics and visual effects using Adobe After Effects is a very powerful tool right at your fingertips.

You will go through the creation of useful and practical animations and learn to use simple and complex animation techniques. It’s not the “tips and tricks” kind of class here and there. This course is a serious learning experience that allows you to create serious animations and truly learn to use After Effects and become a top notch animator and visual effects artist.

Viry Juárez Lozada – It’s a very comprehensive course. The instructor answers all the questions in each lesson and explains everything in detail. If you are a newbie to After Effects this is perfect for you, Louay starts with the basics and covers a lot of the software. Practices are very useful for understanding the lessons and getting used to AE.

Content and overview

You’ll start with a quick track to get familiar with After Effects and create a crash animation. You will then learn all about the essential transformations using hands-on animations and helpful examples. You will create projects and videos from scratch and learn about the many features and functions of After Effects.

You will go through projects where you will learn how to create animation sequences and how to wrap an entire video.

The essential manipulations of the many methods of After Effects are covered with an emphasis on practical use and not just an overview of the methods.

Most importantly, throughout the course the mind of composing, assembling visual effects and animating graphics is fully covered. This experience is invaluable in helping you master visual effects in After Effects.

Here are some of the techniques you will learn:

Latest Responsive Design Techniques (CC 2021)

Create your first motion graphics video

How to design and animate a complete AE project

Spatial and temporal interpolation and motion path animation

Reveal techniques using masks and follow-up masks

Important techniques to help you create even better animation

Essential 3D animation techniques

Advanced 3D with cameras, lights and shadows

Zero 3D Camera Orbit

Complex, compound and Bézier shapes

Animating text by character and how to use text presets

How to use the Puppet tools in CC 2018 and CC 2019/20

How to use expressions

Animation Presets – Using, Editing, Creating and Saving Presets

How to compose with masks and effects

Motion Graphics Time Games

Time Games Videos

Motion tracking

Camera tracking
Chromakeying green / blue screen
Rotoscopy
Import and animate vector graphics from Adobe Illustrator
Best exports for YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook
Graphic animation visual effects
Color correction and color grading
How to use all the new scripts to animate mask points
Using essential chart templates
How to create data visualization charts
Lots of composition exercises

After Effects CC Masterclass: Complete After Effects Course

Join this Adobe After Effects CC course to have fun while learning fast!

If you are looking to enhance your videos, adding motion graphics and visual effects is the way to do it. After Effects CC is used by professionals around the world for all types of production, from sales and marketing videos, music videos to documentaries and feature films. This comprehensive course is the best way to get started and start making your own videos.

Create videos as you imagine them!

Practice while you learn. This course includes practice files so you can follow through and actually learn by doing.

By the end of the course, you’ll have completed dozens of real-world projects to build your confidence.

The lessons are intended to teach you to think like an animation / video effects artist. After Effects is a robust tool capable of creating almost any video effect. You will learn all the basic, intermediate and advanced techniques, from working with shapes, text and textures to video effects, transitions and the 3D camera.

Here’s a look at what we’ll cover:

Getting to know After Effects CC

Start a new composition

Use basic tools

Using the After Effects CC timeline

Adding shape and text layers

Animation of position, scale, rotation and opacity

Work with layers and shape masks

Real-world projects such as lower thirds and bumpers

Principles and good practices of graphic animation

Using video effects and presets to speed up the workflow

Green screen and chromakey removal

Visual effects and rotoscoping

Motion tracking and video stabilization

Create unique transitions

Export your projects

and more!

Knowing about After Effects CC is a great skill to have that is in high demand and highly marketable.

After Effects – Motion Graphics & Data Visualization

This course is intended for beginners. You do not need any previous knowledge of VFX composition or experience in motion graphics. We’ll start with the super basics, taking some simple icons that breathe life into them with After Effects.

We’ll work on real projects, connecting Excel to After Effects to turn boring data on your spreadsheet into accessible visual information. We will be testing the lighting and the cameras. We’ll do fun things with masking, seeing how important sound is in your presentation, right up to exporting to Youtube, Powerpoint, and all kinds of social media including animated GIFs.

There are projects to do, so you can practice your VFX visual effects skills and use them for your portfolio. There is a cheat sheet and I have exercise files for you to play around with. I’ll also save my files as I go through each video so you can compare yours to mine – handy if something goes wrong.

You will learn
You will learn how to take Excel spreadsheets and animate them in After Effects.
You will learn how to create animated pie charts, line charts, and bar charts.
You will learn how to create percentage counters.
You will learn how to animate icons to create great looking infographics.
You will learn how to create “voice over” infographics.
You will learn all the animation techniques necessary to bring your data to life.
You will have the finished files so you never fall behind.
Downloadable exercise files and cheat sheet.
Support for the forum from me and the rest of the BYOL team.
Techniques used by professional graphic designers.
Plenty of other resources and websites to help you on your new career path.

Best After Effects Books 2021

Bestsellers

SaleBestseller No. 1
Adobe After Effects Cs6 Classroom in a Book (Classroom in a Book (Adobe))
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Adobe Creative Team (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 385 Pages - 06/15/2012 (Publication Date) - Adobe Press (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 2
After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite: 3D Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Using CINEWARE
  • Focal Press
  • Jackson, Chris (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 316 Pages - 09/09/2014 (Publication Date) - Routledge (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 3
After Effects Apprentice, Second Edition
  • Meyer, Chris and Trish (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 336 Pages - 01/20/2009 (Publication Date) - Focal Press (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 4
The After Effects Illusionist: All the Effects in One Complete Guide
  • Focal Press
  • Perkins, Chad (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 686 Pages - 10/04/2012 (Publication Date) - Routledge (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 5
The Gaslighting Workbook: When Reality Isn't Real - The Most Effective Methods to Avoid Mental...
  • J. Covert, Dr.Theresa (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 216 Pages - 05/02/2021 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 6
The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution
  • White, Frank (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 628 Pages - 04/20/2021 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 7
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook -- What...
  • Perry, Bruce D (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 448 Pages - 08/29/2017 (Publication Date) - Basic Books (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 8
You Can Thrive After Narcissistic Abuse: The #1 System for Recovering from Toxic Relationships
  • Evans, Melanie Tonia (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 272 Pages - 11/13/2018 (Publication Date) - Watkins Publishing (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 9
Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt
  • Hardcover Book
  • Hines, Kevin (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 200 Pages - 06/27/2013 (Publication Date) - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 10
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
  • NEW
  • van der Kolk M.D., Bessel (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 464 Pages - 09/08/2015 (Publication Date) - Penguin Books (Publisher)