Hands-On Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects CC

Hands-On Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects CC

Develop your skills as a visual effects and motion graphics artist

person icon David Dodds

ebook icon Packt Publishing

language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2020

architecture icon Design,Design Tools,After Effects


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Formats : PDF, EPUB, MOBI (Downlodable)

Pages : 318

ISBN : 9781789343526

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Discover techniques to enhance your videos with complex animation

Key Features

  • Design, animate, and sequence a complete motion graphics project
  • Work with compositions and pre-compositions to create animations speedily
  • Maximize your motion graphics and visual effects skills

Book Description

If you’re thinking seriously about making and publishing your videos with professional editing and animation, look no further! Adobe After Effects is a popular tool among video editors and YouTubers to enhance their videos and bring them to life by implementing visual effects and motion graphics.

This book will take you right from the basics through to the advanced techniques in Adobe After Effects CC 2018. You will start by setting up your editing environment to learn and improve techniques to sharpen your video editing skills. Furthermore, you will work with basic and advanced special effects to create, modify, and optimize motion graphics in your videos. Lastly, you will not only learn how to create 2.5D animations, but also get to grips with using Cinema 4D Lite to build and animate complete 3D scenes.

By the end of the book, you’ll have learned how to package a video efficiently with the help of the projects covered.

What you will learn

  • Create a lower third project for a TV show with complex layers
  • Work with shape layer animation to create an animated lyrics video
  • Explore different tools to animate characters
  • Apply text animation to create a dynamic film-opening title
  • Use professional visual effects to create a VFX project
  • Model, light, and composite your 3D project in After Effects

Who this book is for

If you’re a student, professional, YouTuber, or anyone who is interested in video editing, animation, and motion graphics, this book is for you. You’ll also find this resource useful if you’re an Illustrator looking to put your creations in motion.

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Packt Publishing

Packt Publishing

Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

Working towards that vision, we have published over 6,500 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done - whether that's specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

As part of our mission, we have also awarded over $1,000,000 through our Open Source Project Royalty scheme, helping numerous projects become household names along the way.

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