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Hands-On Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects CC

By : David Dodds
Book Image

Hands-On Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects CC

By: David Dodds

Overview of this book

If you’re thinking seriously about making and publishing your videos with professional editing and animation, look no further! Adobe After Effects is a popular tool among video editors and YouTubers to enhance their videos and bring them to life by implementing visual effects and motion graphics. This book will take you right from the basics through to the advanced techniques in Adobe After Effects CC 2018. You will start by setting up your editing environment to learn and improve techniques to sharpen your video editing skills. Furthermore, you will work with basic and advanced special effects to create, modify, and optimize motion graphics in your videos. Lastly, you will not only learn how to create 2.5D animations, but also get to grips with using Cinema 4D Lite to build and animate complete 3D scenes. By the end of the book, you’ll have learned how to package a video efficiently with the help of the projects covered.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Hands-On Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects CC
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Chapter 4. Creating an Infographic with Character Animator

In this chapter, we will bring together all the things we have learned so far. We will continue building on the topics we've covered so far by creating an information-based project, jumping into the exciting world of character animation! We will rely heavily on assets from Illustrator. Artwork from Illustrator is vector-based and can be scaled. Adobe Character Animator and Illustrator must be installed on your machine to follow along with this lesson.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Kinetic typography

  • Creative transitions

  • Character animation

  • Icon animation