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