So You Want to Animate: After Effects for Designers — Part 3 - L6627c

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Nol Honig

Designer and Director, The Drawing Room

Sarah Beth Morgan

Director & Illustrator


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, a freelance 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 3 of this four-part lab, get acquainted with After Effects.
 
Before animating Sarah Beth’s illustration, you’ll learn some basics about After Effects:

  • Typical animation process/steps from beginning to end
  • Basic animation principles, like what a keyframe is
  • After Effects tips and techniques to get you started

Technical Level: Beginner

Type: Lab

Category: How To

Track: Graphic Design, Video

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