After Effects Baby Steps

After effects baby steps

A free 4-week self-paced course aimed at introducing complete beginners to Adobe After effects, an amazing tool in a motion designer’s toolbox.


You don’t need any previous knowledge or experience. We’ll start with the super basics, introducing after-effects as a tool for motion designers, taking you through the software interface, creating motion graphics, and taking simple shapes and breathe life into to them with After Effects.

Who is this course for?

Complete beginners with no prior knowledge of After Effects

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Creating Composition
  • Custom Workspace
  • Panel Overview
  • Project Files
  • Drawing Shape
  • Drawing Shape II
  • Transform Properties
  • Position Animation
  • Graph Editor
  • More on Animation
  • Scale Animation
  • Combine Animation
  • Understanding Layer Hierarchy
  • Major Challenges
  • Text
  • Text Presets
  • Effects and Presets
  • Slideshow I
  • Slideshow II
  • Slideshow III
  • Masking
  • Creating Graphics
  • Animating Graphics
  • Rendering
  • Next Steps


No certification for this course

Software requirements

Adobe After Effects CC 2018 (and above)


No prerequisite

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