Multimedia Graphics & Animation – Spring 2019

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.

February 14, 2019 at 8:15 pm Comments (0)

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.

February 14, 2019 at 6:45 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.

February 7, 2019 at 6:35 pm Comments (0)

The Puppet Pin Tool

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

January 31, 2019 at 8:00 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.

January 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm Comments (0)

Adding effects

Putting the “Effects” in After Effects…

January 17, 2019 at 9:00 pm Comments (0)

Keyframing 101

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

January 17, 2019 at 8:00 pm Comments (0)

After Effects – The interface

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

January 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm Comments (0)