Beginning Motion Design: Must-Know Techniques - L573

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  • Nol Honig

    Nol Honig

    Designer Animator Director Teacher Person, The Drawing Room


Dive into After Effects — it’s not that scary. In this beginner lab led by award-winning teacher Nol Honig, you’ll explore the fundamentals of motion design and learn basic After Effects tips and techniques to get you going on your own. Starting with a drawing made in Illustrator, you’ll step through a simple motion design project — from setting keyframes to rendering.

As Nol sets up and animates a simple scene, you’ll get to know:

  • The After Effects interface
  • How to import layered artwork into After Effects
  • Animation best practices and shortcuts
  • Animation techniques to add sophistication to your work

Technical Level: Beginner

Session Type: Lab

Category: How To

Track: Graphic Design, Video

Audience: Graphic Designer

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