Adobe After Effects CC - Motion Graphics Design & VFX (

Learn the techniques to start your career as a Motion Graphic artist.

Created by: Daniel Walter Scott

Produced in 2022

What you will learn

  • Create beautiful motion graphics
  • Animate compelling infographics
  • Choose the correct video settings.
  • You'll learn how to exporting your video easily.
  • You'll be able to create slick type animations.
  • Rendering your video for Youtube & Vimeo.
  • Create titles for interviews.
  • Add music to your motion graphics.
  • Trim & editing video.
  • Add watermarking your video.
  • Fixing shaky footage.
  • Color correct & fix any bad footage.
  • Add a vignette to your video.
  • Learn how to use your skills from Illustrator & Photoshop
  • How to use green screen footage
  • How to mask like a pro.
  • How to animate infographics like bar graphs, line graphs & pie charts.
  • How to use camera to make 3D type.
  • Animating static images using parallax
  • Plus basic character animation.
  • + More

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Overall Score : 94 / 100

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Course Description

In this course you'll learn how to create motion graphics in Adobe After Effects. This motion graphics course is everything you need to start creating beautiful animation & infographics.
As part of this course you'll get downloadable exercise files so you can work along exactly with the trainer. You'll also get completed files with every video so you can download and check your files against the trainers.
Your trainer is an Adobe After Effects Certified Expert and Certified Instructor. Daniel has been creating immersive infographics and motion graphics for more than 12 years.
The course is approximately 3 hours long. Each step broken into individual videos to make it easily digestible.
In this course we'll cover:
  • Motion Graphics
  • Infographics
  • Correct video settings.
  • Exporting your video easily.
  • Type animation.
  • Easing and motion blur.
  • Rendering your video for Youtube & Vimeo.
  • Titles for interviews.
  • Adding music.
  • Trimming & editing video.
  • Watermarking your video.
  • Fixing shaky footage.
  • Color correcting footage.
  • Add a vignette to your video.
  • Matrix effect.
  • Working with Illustrator
  • Working with Photoshop
  • Green Screen
  • Masking.
  • Animating bar, line & pie charts.
  • 3D type.
  • Animating static images using parallax
  • Character animation

In this course you'll create over 15 smaller projects so you can gain experience with the software. You can also use the exercises we create in your own portfolio.

You'll need Adobe After Effects installed on your computer. A 30 day free trial can be downloaded directly from Adobe.
If you've been excited by the world of motion graphics but still haven't started. This beginner course is perfect for you.
Dan (Adobe Certified Instructor)Who this course is for:
  • This course is for people who want to start earning money as a motion graphics designer.
  • This course is for beginners wanting to learn to use After Effects for motion graphics and infographics.
  • No previous After Effects or animation skills are necessary.
  • This course is for absolute beginners.
  • From Zero to Hero.
  • This course is NOT for people who have a good understanding of After Effects already. This is for new people only.

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Instructor Details

Daniel Walter Scott

Sharing is who I am, and teaching is where I am at my best, because I've been on both sides of that equation, and getting to deliver useful training is my meaningful way to be a part of the creative community.
I've spent a long time watching others learn, and teach, to refine how I work with you to be efficient, useful and, most importantly, memorable. I want you to carry what I've shown you into a bright future.
I have a wife (a lovely Irish girl) and kids. I have lived and worked in many places (as Kiwis tend to do) but most of my 14+ years of creating and teaching has had one overriding theme: bringing others along for the ride as we all try to change the world with our stories, our labours of love and our art.
I'm a certified Adobe instructor (ACI) in Ireland. I'm also an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and have completed the Adobe Certified Associate training (ACA). And I don't just do Adobe. Remember, media is a very broad term digital blew out the borders, so we are all constantly learning.
I've been teaching for 14+ years. I come from being a media designer and content creator so I understand exactly where you're at now. I've been there. I love this stuff. Print, digital publishing, web and video. I can see how it all connects. And I can see how we can share those connections.
I built Bring Your Own Laptop in Ireland, New Zealand, Australia & online. I have a great team working with me to keep BYOL at the top of Adobe and digital media training. I u



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Great course for beginners. Easy to follow along and good tips. Now ready to move to advance course and start compositing my own videos.

Great instruction from Daniel. From lesson to lesson, the course has a great flow. Lots of extra information and even a little learning through mistakes, which is valuable for anybody. We're all bound to run into things we'll get frustrated with, especially if we're just beginning. I would recommend this course to anyone interested in learning After Effects.

Pros. Great content, mostly enjoyed the style.Cons. Not very in depth, compared to others,All in all enjoyed, though you might want to consider other options also alongside or instead.

Dan has a great teaching style that makes it easy to watch and learn. He breaks up his courses into small digestible bits that help to retain the info. Ive signed up for almost all of his courses and rewatch them frequently.

First of all I like this instructor so much that I pretty much buy anything he releases without a second thought. Having said that, I feel like this course is lacking too much, to say that Id take what I learned in a single one of this projects, say the Swinging text section, and apply it purely to one of mine would be a lie, it feels like it was left undone, I was left with the feeling that I should go check if someone on youtube finished it up so that I could present something of high quality. I get that one cannot learn an entire software in 3-4 hours, but still, I wouldnt say that with this course you'll be able to -impress your clients and get that job as a motion designer-.

I felt this course was a very quick introduction to After Effects for absolute beginners. Daniel's explanations are very clear and engaging.

The course does a good job of going through the basics of AE. Some areas feel a little light on explanation but there's clearly so much to learn with this software that it's impossible to teach everything here. Would recommend.

The course was well put together and the concepts built perfectly. The material was engaging and I was able to learn the skills fast. I love this instructor.

I learned a great deal! You left me wanting more so now I get to explore and try things out on my own. Thanks so much!

I now search for Dan's classes only!!!!! He is absolutely an incredible teacher that keeps his classes very engaging and easy to understand. I was a designer back in 2007 and started looking for courses to brush up my skills. I would highly recommend these classes to both pros and beginners. Thank you, Dan, being an art teacher myself makes me appreciate how well you take each class

Simply amazing. I went from being a total novice to becoming pretty decent. Thanks Dan, I got my money's worth

Having a Great Time! The course got me excited to just explore and create newer stuff. The course is designed to be engaging and the concepts are explained perfectly. Thanks, Daniel!