After Effects

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

There are 6 After Effects courses.

  • Animate with Depth in AE

    16 EpisodesBy Rich Armstrong

    Take your animation skills to the next level by learning all about 3D layers, cameras, and lights in Adobe After Effects.

  • Synthetic Stop-Motion in After Effects

    12 EpisodesBy Rich Armstrong

    Learn to create a stop-motion look inside of After Effects with no physical cameras and no moving elements. Normal stop-motion takes a long ...

  • Advanced UI Animation

    7 EpisodesBy 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...

  • Animated Flair for Logos

    3 EpisodesBy 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...

  • Intro to UI Animation

    5 EpisodesBy 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 EpisodesBy 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 44 After Effects episodes.

  • Switching UI States

    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.

    • "Switching UI States" in After Effects
    • 5:44
    • Pros Only
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  • Animate With Expressions

    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.

    • "Animate With Expressions" in After Effects
    • 6:43
    • Pros Only
    • Watched
  • Custom Transition Masks

    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 u...

    • "Custom Transition Masks" in After Effects
    • 6:26
    • Pros Only
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  • Working With Lines

    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 c...

    • "Working With Lines" in After Effects
    • 8:39
    • Free to Watch
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  • Revealing List Elements

    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 interesti...

    • "Revealing List Elements" in After Effects
    • 5:14
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Principles of UI Animation

    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 che...

    • "Principles of UI Animation" in After Effects
    • 16:09
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Particle Explosion

    Particles are just loads of fun, and in this case they really help sell our explosion effect. It's an explosion of knowledge!

    • "Particle Explosion" in After Effects
    • 4:31
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Adding Impact

    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.

    • "Adding Impact" in After Effects
    • 2:50
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Make a Blob Effect

    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 mak...

    • "Make a Blob Effect" in After Effects
    • 3:36
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched
  • Make 3D Stacking Card Views in Adobe After Effects

    Card views are everywhere.. sooner or later you're going to need to animate one in a concept. Here's the basic process, including an awesome shading trick.

    • "Make 3D Stacking Card Views in Adobe After Effects" in After Effects
    • 5:25
    • Free to Watch
    • Watched