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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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Title design is an essential skill set that you need as a motion designer. For this project, we put into practice the lessons that we previously learned about type design, and we learned about 3D bevel effects. We also learned how to work with texture using track mattes. You should master this and keep practicing with track mattes. This will help you tremendously in your growth as a motion graphic animator. We also learned how to create a lens flare effect and we started working with lights.

In the next chapter, we will work with sports graphics. We will use more text-related skills, learn about motion tracking, and much more.