Multimedia Graphics & Animation – Fall 2017

Sound advice (Audio in After Effects)

How to import and work with sound in After Effects, and how to manipulate layers and effects with audio properties.

 

If you would like to use the same files used in the above tutorial, click here to grab them.

September 21, 2017 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 7, 2017 at 9:45 pm Comments (0)

The Puppet Pin Tool

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

September 7, 2017 at 9:30 pm Comments (0)

Keyboard shortcuts

A short tutorial that discusses a few keyboard shortcuts you should be using every day.

Additionally, here’s an interactive site that covers every single shortcut in After Effects (as well as a few additional applications). Just make sure you choose the correct OS.

September 7, 2017 at 9:00 pm Comments (0)

Assignment # 2 Examples

Examples for Assignment # 2: Animate a Photo or Illustration (modified in Photoshop) Length should be no more than 15 seconds.

September 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm Comments (0)

Adding effects

Effects in After Effects.

August 31, 2017 at 6:00 pm Comments (0)

Keyframing 101

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

August 24, 2017 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)

After Effects – The interface

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

August 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm Comments (0)

Assignment # 1 with Examples

Here is the Assignment #1 example video clip I showed in class. You can use it for inspiration, reference, or template for your own word(s).

The point of this exercise is to animate a person, place, thing, or feeling incorporating one or a few words. You can only use text and solid layers (with effects). You will work on and complete the assignment in class.

August 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm Comments (0)

Fall 2017

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 24, 2017 at 10:00 am Comments (0)