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Motion Graphic Course Outline

Motion Graphic Course Outline2020-07-29T11:00:18+00:00

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Course Details

Motion Graphic Course Outline

Total Course Duration: 30 Hours
Per Class Duration: 2 Hours

Overview

[Prerequisite: Basic Knowledge of Excel]

1 GETTING TO KNOW THE WORKFLOW

  • Getting started
  • Creating a project and importing footage
  • Creating a composition and arranging layers
  • Adding effects and modifying layer properties
  • Animating the composition
  • Previewing your work
  • Optimizing performance in After Effects
  • Rendering and exporting your composition
  • Customizing workspaces
  • Controlling the brightness of the user interface
  • Finding resources for using After Effects
  • Review questions and answers

2 CREATING A BASIC ANIMATION USING EFFECTS AND PRESETS

  • Getting started
  • Importing footage using Adobe Bridge
  • Creating a new composition
  • Working with imported Illustrator layers
  • Applying effects to a layer
  • Applying an animation preset
  • Previewing the effects
  • Adding transparency
  • Rendering the composition
  • Review questions and answers

3 ANIMATING TEXT

  • Getting started
  • About text layers
  • Installing a font using Adobe Fonts
  • Creating and formatting point text
  • Using a text animation preset
  • Animating with scale keyframes
  • Animating using parenting
  • Animating imported Photoshop text
  • Animating type tracking
  • Animating text opacity
  • Using a text animator group
  • Animating a layer’s position
  • Timing layer animations
  • Adding motion blur
  • Review questions and answers

4 WORKING WITH SHAPE LAYERS

  • Getting started
  • Creating the composition
  • Adding a shape layer
  • Creating a self-animating shape
  • Duplicating a shape
  • Creating custom shapes
  • Positioning layers with snapping
  • Animating a shape
  • Creating nulls from paths
  • Previewing the composition
  • Review questions and answers

5 ANIMATING A MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION

  • Getting started
  • Adjusting anchor points
  • Parenting layers
  • Precomposing layers
  • Keyframing a motion path
  • Animating additional elements
  • Applying an effect
  • Animating precomposed layers
  • Animating the background
  • Adding an audio track
  • Review questions and answers

6 ANIMATING LAYERS

  • Getting started
  • Simulating lighting changes
  • Duplicating an animation using the pick whip
  • Animating movement in the scenery
  • Adjusting the layers and creating a track matte
  • Animating the shadows
  • Adding a lens flare effect
  • Adding a video animation
  • Rendering the animation
  • Retiming the composition
  • Review questions and answers

7 WORKING WITH MASKS

  • About masks
  • Getting started
  • Creating a mask with the Pen tool
  • Editing a mask
  • Feathering the edges of a mask
  • Replacing the content of the mask
  • Adding a reflection
  • Creating a vignette
  • Adjusting the timing
  • Trimming the work area
  • Review questions and answers

8 DISTORTING OBJECTS WITH THE PUPPET TOOLS

  • Getting started
  • About the Puppet tools
  • Adding Position pins
  • Adding Advanced and Bend pins
  • Stiffening an area
  • Animating pin positions
  • Using the Puppet tools to animate video
  • Recording animation
  • Review questions and answers

9 PERFORMING COLOR CORRECTION

  • Getting started
  • Adjusting color balance with levels
  • Adjusting color with the Lumetri Color effect
  • Replacing the background
  • Color-correcting using Auto Levels
  • Motion tracking the clouds
  • Replacing the sky in the second clip
  • Color grading
  • Review questions and answers

10 CREATING MOTION GRAPHICS TEMPLATES

  • Getting started
  • Preparing a master composition
  • Setting up a template
  • Adding properties to the Essential Graphics panel
  • Providing image options
  • Protecting the timing of a section
  • Exporting the template
  • Review questions and answers

11 WORKING WITH THE 3D CAMERA TRACKER

  • About the 3D Camera Tracker effect
  • Getting started
  • Tracking the footage
  • Creating a ground plane, a camera, and the initial text
  • Creating additional text elements
  • Locking an image to a plane with a solid layer
  • Tidying the composition
  • Adding a final object
  • Creating realistic shadows
  • Adding ambient light
  • Adding an effect
  • Previewing the composition
  • Review questions and answers

12 ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES

  • Getting started
  • Stabilizing a shot
  • Using single-point motion tracking
  • Using multipoint tracking
  • Creating a particle simulation
  • Retiming playback using the Time warp effect
  • Review questions and answers

13 RENDERING AND OUTPUTTING

  • Getting started
  • About rendering and output
  • Exporting using the Render Queue
  • Creating templates for the Render Queue
  • Rendering movies with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Review questions and answers

Resource Person

Amin Tanvir
Amin TanvirTrainer Graphics & Multimedia BSE in CSE,