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After Effects

The industry-standard tool for video compositing, motion graphics design, and animation.

There are 4 After Effects courses.

  • by Chris Slowik

    After Effects is the perfect tool for making expressive interaction concepts - the freedom to be creative is a powerful thing, but must be w...

  • by Chris Slowik

    A simple logo animation can become a delightful little bit that your users remember you by. Explore a variety of techniques to add some extr...

  • by Chris Slowik

    Learn essential UI Animation techniques in this After Effects course. High fidelity UI interaction concepts in AE are smooth, visually stunn...

  • Sketch to AE

    2 Episodes
    by Chris Slowik

    The workflow from Sketch to After Effects can seem like a chain of imports and cleaning up. But there's a better way. Shift your thinking us...

There are 15 After Effects episodes.

  • Exporting for Sharing

    Exporting for Sharing

    Exporting for Sharing
    • 4:56
    • Pros
    Exporting your work to share is important. Filesize and quality are also important! To wrap up, we'll check out the ins and outs of the export methods in After Effects, as well as creating GIFs from the full quality renders.
    • 4:56
    • Pros
  • Switching UI States

    Switching UI States

    Switching UI States
    • 5:44
    • Pros
    The top of this map interface is a selector for different locations. In this episode we'll handle changing the UI for the multiple states.
    • 5:44
    • Pros
  • Animate With Expressions

    Animate With Expressions

    Animate With Expressions
    • 6:43
    • Pros
    Expressions are one of the most powerful tools in AE. On this project, you'll use the built-in scripting to power the animations for all the little elements on the map.
    • 6:43
    • Pros
  • Custom Transition Masks

    Custom Transition Masks

    Custom Transition Masks
    • 6:26
    • Pros
    After Effects gives us the power to do something more interesting than just fade or wipe. Learn to make a custom transition that looks like a cool pixelated UI building up.
    • 6:26
    • Pros
  • Working With Lines

    Working With Lines

    Working With Lines
    • 8:39
    • Free
    Lines are some of the most useful and subtly expressive things you can use in your animations to signal intent or motion, or highlight something. In this episode, we'll cover how to animate them in different ways to achieve a high tech feel.
    • 8:39
    • Free
  • Revealing List Elements

    Revealing List Elements

    Revealing List Elements
    • 5:14
    • Free
    The first thing to tackle on this particular UI is the top row of locations that serves as a menu. Applying our UI animation principles, we'll make a smooth and interesting reveal animation
    • 5:14
    • Free
  • Principles of UI Animation

    Principles of UI Animation

    Principles of UI Animation
    • 16:09
    • Free
    Motion design for UI is influenced by the 12 animation principles, but has a unique set specific to functional interfaces. Before moving things around for real, we'll check out what these principles are and how they relate to our project.
    • 16:09
    • Free
  • Particle Explosion

    Particle Explosion

    Particle Explosion
    • 4:31
    • Free
    Particles are just loads of fun, and in this case they really help sell our explosion effect. It's an explosion of knowledge!
    • 4:31
    • Free
  • Adding Impact

    Adding Impact

    Adding Impact
    • 2:50
    • Free
    Our "how" explosion really has no impact right now. With just one path, you can add a huge effect that makes it feel much more solid and impactful.
    • 2:50
    • Free
  • Make a Blob Effect

    Make a Blob Effect

    Make a Blob Effect
    • 3:36
    • Free
    The relatively mundane movement of a dot and an S can be enhanced by making it look as if the dot really is coming out of the S, as if it were jelly. Check out how to make it blobby in this episode!
    • 3:36
    • Free
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