Week 06

Week 06 – Topics Grouping Layers Motion Graphic Genres Announcement: No class on Tuesday, March 29 I’ll be in Seattle at the An Event Apart Conference. See class notes next week for more assignments due April 5.

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Week 05

Week 05 – Topics Animating text and working with music Text Animators Range Selectors Offset by Parameters How to import files from Photoshop or Illustrator Typography Resources Due: Project 1 (storyboard) Critique: Project 1: Storyboard “Sketching” assignment

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Week 04

Week 04 – Topics Project Goals and Objectives Who is the Audience? Design Principles – Properties: shape, color, surface, size Layer Control Trimming layers Using blending modes and effects In class: Storyboard sketch meetings

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Week 03

Week 03 – Topics Storyboarding Advanced Animation Techniques Manipulating key frames keyframe basics the Work Area Anchor Point 101 Anchor Point overview Pan Behind tool Faux Motion Control motion control moves the Graph Editor Speed versus Value Graphs panning and zooming time editing graph curves easing animations Graph Editor Sets Separate Dimensions Float Like a […]

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Week 02

Week 02 – Topics Overview of basic concepts Exploring the After Effects interface Workflow Building first animation creating folders in the Project panel creating a new composition importing files and folders interpreting alpha channels adding layers to the Comp panel changing the Background Color scrubbing parameter values interactively transforming layers animating Position; RAM Preview navigating […]

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Week 01

Week 01 – Topics Course Intro Syllabus Class Textbooks What is After Effects? What is Final Cut Pro? Class Goals What is Motion Graphics? Motion Graphics — Design Process The Designer — The Creative Process

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