So You Want to Animate: After Effects for Designers — Part 1 - L6627a

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Maybe you’ve got clients asking for subtle animations to be added to your designs, or maybe you just want to add a little something to your passion projects. Whatever the reason, join Sarah Beth Morgan and Nol Honig for an introduction to the world of motion. First you’ll wrap your head around designing for motion with Sarah Beth, an illustrator, designer, and School of Motion instructor. Then you’ll dive into the beast that is After Effects with Nol, a designer/animator and award-winning educator at Parsons School of Design, The Cooper Union, and School of Motion. In Part 1 of this four-part lab, learn some motion design fundamentals and techniques.
Topics explored include:

  • How to imagine your designs in motion from the first stroke
  • What’s possible from an designer/animator’s perspective
  • Best practices for creating storyboards and planning transitions

Technical Level: Beginner

Type: Lab

Category: How To

Track: Graphic Design, Video

Audience: Art/Creative Director, Educator, Game Developer, Graphic Designer, Motion Graphics/Visual Effects Artist, Post-Production Professional