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Adobe After Effects CS6

Code: ADAEFCS6
Type: IT InstructorLed Courses
Category: Adobe
Adobe After Effects is a powerful software tool for visual effects and motion graphics. You can use After Effects’ tools to create dynamic designs for commercial video and motion picture production to CD-ROM title development. This course will help you to understand the fundamental concepts and features to master the program.

Duration: 21 hours
Location: EDITC & MMC Conference Center, 16 Imvrou Street, 1055 Nicosia
Language: Ελληνικά
Attendance: 6-12
 

Topics

Lesson 1: Getting to know the workflow
Lesson 2: Creating s basic animation using
Lesson 3: Animation text
Lesson 4: Working with shape layers
Lesson 5: Animating a multimedia presentation
Lesson 6: Animating layers
Lesson 7: Working with masks
Lesson 8: Distorting objects with the puppet tools
Lesson 9: Using the roto brush tool
Lesson 10: Performing color correction



Who Should Attend
Animators, Graphic Designers, TV Producers

Purpose

Upon completion of the course the participants will be in position to use effectively the tools in Adobe After Effects



Objectives

Upon completion of the course the participants will be in position to use effectively the tools in Adobe After Effects



Prerequisites
None

Methodology
1.Lecturing
2. Discussion
3. Practice


Equipment
1. Training material in english language
2. Personal Computers
3. Printer
4. Internet when use is required


TimeTable
Getting started
Optimizing performance
Restoring default preferences

Lesson 1: Getting to know the workflow
Lesson overview
Getting started
Creating a project importing footage
Creating a composition and arranging layers
Adding effects and modifying layer properties
Animating the composition
Previewing your work
Optimizing performance in after effects
Rendering ad exporting your composition
Customizing the brightness of the user interface
Finding resources for using after effects
Checking for updates
Review questions and answers

Lesson 2: Creating s basic animation using
effects and presets
Lesson overview
Getting started
Importing footage using Adobe Bridge
Creating the composition
Working with imported Illustrator layers
Applying effects to a layer
Applying an animation preset
Previewing the effects
Adding transparency
Rendering the composition
Review questions and answers

Lesson 3: Animation text
Lesson overview
Getting started
About text layers
Creating and formatting point text
Using text animation preset
Animating with scale keyframes
Animating using parenting
Animating imported Photoshop text
Animating text using a bath animation preset
Animating type tracking
Animating text opacity
Using a text animator group
Cleaning up the path animation
Animating a nontext layer along a motion path
Adding motion blur
Exporting to Adobe Flash professional CS5
Review questions and answers

Lesson 4: Working with shape layers
Lesson overview
Getting started
Adding a shape layer
Creating custom shapes
Creating stars
Incorporating video and audio layers
Applying a carton effect
Adding a little bar
Using Brainstorm to experiment
Review questions and answers

Lesson 5: Animating a multimedia presentation
Lesson overview
Getting started
Animating the scenery using parenting
Adjusting an anchor point
Masking video using vector shapes
Keyframing a motion path
Animating additional elements
Applying an effect

Lesson 6: Animating layers
Lesson overview
Getting started
Simulating lighting changes
Duplicating an animation using the pick whip
Animating movement in the scenery
Adjusting the layers and creating a track matte
Animating the shadows
Adding a lens flare effect
Animating the clock
Retiming the composition
Review questions and answers

Lesson 7: Working with masks
Lesson overview
About masks
Getting started
Creating a mask with the Pen tool
Editing a mask
Feathering the edges of a mask
Replacing the content of the mask
Adding a reflection
Creating a vignette
Adjusting the color
Review questions and answers

Lesson 8: Distorting objects with the puppet
tools
Lesson overview
Getting started
About the Puppet tools
Adding Deform pins
Defining areas of overlap
Stiffening an area
Animating pin positions
Recording animation
Review questions and answers

Lesson 9: Using the roto brush tool
Lesson overview
About rotoscoping
Getting started
Creating a segmentation boundary
Fine tuning the matte
Creating a transition from the full clip to the foreground
Creating the logo
Animating text
Adding a back ground image
Adding audio
Review questions and answers

Lesson 10: Performing color correction
Lesson overview
Getting started
Adjusting color balance
Replacing the background
Removing unwanted elements
Correcting arrange of color
Warming color with the photo filter effect
Review questions and answers

Building 3D objects
Lesson overview
Getting started
Building a 3D object
Working with a null object
Working with 3D text
Creating a backdrop for 3D animation
Nesting a 3D composition
Adding a camera
Completing the scene
Review questions and answers




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