Multimedia Graphics & Animation – Fall 2018

Assignment #3: Making a PSA or Explainer Video

For your 3rd assignment, you are required to produce a 30 second PSA, or 30 second Explainer video. Here’s one example of an effective PSA:

And here’s an example of an explainer video:

As a reminder, the instructions for the assignment are in the links section to your right. —>

September 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm Comments (0)

Masking 101

How to mask (cut out) elements in After Effects. This example uses a JPG, but the concept can also be applied to text, solid layers, and even video clips.

September 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm Comments (0)

The Puppet Pin Tool

Here’s a great tool to bring illustrations and photos to life.

September 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm Comments (0)

Adding effects

Effects in After Effects.

August 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm Comments (0)

Keyframing 101

This tutorial will provide you with an introduction to keyframing (animation) in After Effects.

August 23, 2018 at 6:30 pm Comments (0)

After Effects – The interface

Here’s an introductory tutorial, briefly covering the interface (windows, menus, etc,) of Adobe After Effects.

August 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm Comments (0)

Fall 2018

Welcome! Please bookmark this site. All class lessons, resources, and other information will be posted here on a weekly basis.

Here is a link to the syllabus

You can also view the syllabus by clicking on the link to the right –>

My email address is chris@knight3d.com, and additional contact info is located in the syllabus.

August 23, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments (0)