After Effects Baby Steps

After-effects Baby Steps

Motion Design

A 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 to take this course.

Motion Design

Beginner Course

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 is, creating motion graphics, and taking simple shapes and breathe life into to them with After Effects.


The lectures are structured in weeks with a total of 25 lessons for a span of 4 weeks. We hope you get the best out of this course.

  • A stable  internet connection
  • A laptop with Adobe After Effects (CC 2018 preferably)
  • A three-button mouse
  • The will to learn
Course Content

What you’ll learn from this course

Are you new to Motion Design and looking for a place to start? Then this online course is for you.

Introduction To After Effects Workflow

introduce after effects as a tool for motion designers

Understanding Layer Hierarchy

Explore layers and how their placements affects the whole composition.

Working With Shape Layers

Take simple shapes and breathe life into to them with After Effects.

Animating Text

We’ll experiment with texts and see how they can be animated to give an interactive feel.

Working With Footage, Pictures & Sound

We’ll create simple and complex slideshows using pictures, videos and sound files.

How To Render

Here you learn how to export your video or graphic file for posting on social media and getting tons of likes.

Next Step

The facilitator will give some tips on next steps after this free course. We hope you’ll pick a thing or two.


Nasir Kareem

Motion Designer
C.E.O. Addict Creative Agency

Nasir Segun Kareem, popularly known as Nas or Nasyl is proficient in After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, Animate and Cinema 4d. He is popularly known for his works in Motion Graphics. He is the Founder of N. Academy and Creative Director at Addict create Agency. He has worked with brands across major industries in and out of the country.

It’s all about Motion