After Effects CS5 101
Core After Effects CS5
Genre: Video
  • 59 Videos
  • 4h 58m
Adobe's After Effects CS5 is the industry-leading motion graphics software that powers animations across all media including the web, on TV and in feature films. Join visual artist/musician and trainer Richard Lainhart in this detailed exploration of everything you need to know about the powerful animation tools in After Effects CS5.
Richard Lainhart is an award-winning composer, filmmaker, and author - a digital artisan who works with sonic, visual, and textual data.
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Animation, like music, exists in time and space, moving and evolving as it takes you on a virtual, visual journey. Adobe After Effect CS5 is the industry-leading software for accomplishing all kinds of animations from simple text fly-bys to vast multi-dimensional imaginary worlds. is proud to bring you Richard Lainhart (filmmaker, composer and all around digital artisan) to lead you through our new After Effects 101 tutorial.

With a friendly, captivating way of teaching, Richard walks you through the essential skills you need to efficiently and effectively use Adobe After Effects. From the basics of navigating the interface, to more complex skills such as animating and using visual effects, you'll learn all you need to know to composite and manipulate 3D layers in space!
Section 1: Section 1 - After Effects Interface Basics
Section 2: Section 2 - The Timeline and Layers
Section 3: Section 3 - Animation Essentials
Section 4: Section 4 - Basic Compositing
Section 5: Section 5 - Color Keying and More Rotoscoping
Section 6: Section 6 - Blending Modes and Track Mattes
Section 7: Section 7 - Text Properties and Animation Basics
Section 8: Section 8 - Text Animation Presets
Section 9: Section 9 - Animating Text with Selectors
Section 10: Section 10 - Concepts in 3D
Section 11: Section 11 - Static 3D Scenes
Section 12: Section 12 - Animating 3D Scenes
Section 13: Section 13 - Blurs
Section 14: Section 14 - Color and Distortions
Section 15: Section 15 - Generators
Section 16: Section 16 - Stylizations
Section 17: Section 17 - Render and Output Settings
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