Multimedia Graphics & Animation – Fall 2017

Building a 3D Environment

How to make floors, a wall and a ceiling, using solid layers and images.

October 19, 2017 at 11:00 pm Comments (0)

3D Lighting

A comprehensive tutorial introducing the use of 3D lights, and explaining the difference between the various types of lights available in After Effects.

 

 

October 19, 2017 at 10:00 pm Comments (0)

Intro to 3D

How to create (and animate) 3D layers and cameras.

October 19, 2017 at 9:00 pm Comments (0)

Particles

An introduction to particles in After Effects, using the Particle Systems II effect to cover concepts and workflow.

October 5, 2017 at 9:00 pm Comments (0)

How to export a movie from After Effects

A brief, but very important, tutorial. Watch this to understand how to get your work out of After Effects, so the world can be envious of your talents…(or just so I can grade your projects).

BTW, if you hear any weird noises in the background, it’s just my dog chewing on my foot while I was recording this.

September 28, 2017 at 8:10 pm Comments (0)

Working with video in After Effects

This tutorial explains how to import, edit, play, and manipulate video clips in After Effects.

Here’s a zip file, containing an assortment of clips for you to practice with.

September 28, 2017 at 6:45 pm Comments (0)

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)

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