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Recent Courses

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  • Build a Shopping List Prototype

    8 EpisodesBy Chris Jacobs

    In this course you will create a shopping list that actually works and is responsive on all devices! Episodes include advanced tips around s...

  • Advanced Origami Techniques

    6 EpisodesBy Chris Slowik

    Once you've got the basics of connecting patches and creating logic down, you can do just about anything in Origami. This series looks at so...

  • Design an iOS App - Part Two

    4 EpisodesBy Chris Slowik

    In the first half of this course, we designed the app, and laid out the overall navigation structure. Now we can now focus on some finer int...

  • Runes - Build a SpriteKit Game

    11 EpisodesBy Chris Slowik

    Building a game with SpriteKit is surprisingly easy, and super rewarding! Learn to wrangle sprites effectively and build a fun and beautiful...

Recent Episodes

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  • Material Options

    3D layers have a bunch more settings nested under material options. These affect how layers react to light and shadow, and how these properties affect other layers too.

    • "Material Options" in After Effects
    • 10:14
    • Pros Only
    • Watched
  • More Lights in After Effects

    After Effects has multiple types of lights - there's not just a spotlight. We'll explore the various types in this episode.

    • "More Lights in After Effects" in After Effects
    • 9:26
    • Pros Only
    • Watched
  • And There Was Light

    We introduce light in this episode! Learn all about the various light properties found on a spot light and how to get the look you want.

    • "And There Was Light" in After Effects
    • 9:52
    • Pros Only
    • Watched
  • Build a Loading Icon with Rotate Copies

    The Rotate Copies tool in Sketch is hugely useful for making anything involving copies that aren't in a grid. Today we'll see how it works by making a loading icon.

    • "Build a Loading Icon with Rotate Copies" in Sketch
    • 4:08
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Rendering Settings and Quality

    An essential topic, this episode covers rendering at different qualities, converting to .mp4s and checking what your animations look like outside of After Effects.

    • "Rendering Settings and Quality" in After Effects
    • 4:08
    • Pros Only
    • Watched
  • Animating Cameras and 3D layers

    Get into animating our 3D layers and camera - this is where the real fun starts!

    • "Animating Cameras and 3D layers" in After Effects
    • 25:32
    • Pros Only
    • Watched
  • Precomps & Collapsing Transformations

    Find out how to replace layers with others, how to get layers to make their own composition and how to treat a precomp like a 3D object.

    • "Precomps & Collapsing Transformations" in After Effects
    • 9:45
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Parenting 3D Layers

    Parenting 3D layers, makes the position, scale, and rotation of children layers relative to the parent layer.

    • "Parenting 3D Layers" in After Effects
    • 9:15
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Adding Cameras to Control Perspective

    Cameras are the building blocks of creating a 3D space. Learn how to add them and adjust the properties.

    • "Adding Cameras to Control Perspective" in After Effects
    • 10:41
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Arranging Your Layers in 3D Space

    Learn all about moving, rotating, and scaling your layers in 3D space.

    • "Arranging Your Layers in 3D Space" in After Effects
    • 12:44
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched

Topics to Learn

11 topics available.
  • Swift

    48 Episodes
  • After Effects

    44 Episodes
  • Sketch

    35 Episodes
  • Framer

    34 Episodes
  • Origami

    30 Episodes
  • Game Design

    23 Episodes
  • Flinto

    14 Episodes
  • Kite Compositor

    13 Episodes
  • Experience Design

    5 Episodes
  • Principle

    5 Episodes
  • Cinema 4D

    5 Episodes