Motion Design Kickstart

A motion design course aimed at introducing complete beginners into the amazing world of motion design. No previous knowledge in motion graphics or experience is required.


We’ll start with the super basics, taking you through what motion design is. We’ll experiment with texts and cover other techniques like track matte, masks, and camera. We’ll take simple shapes and footages, and breathe life into them by employing some animation principles. We’ll do some fun things all the way through to exporting for social media. What are you waiting for? Let’s get you started!

Who is this course for?

Complete beginners with no prior knowledge in motion design.

Course content

  • What is Motion Design?
  • Who are those that use Motion Design?
  • Why Motion Design?
  • Tools used in the Motion Design Industry
  • Brief overview of panels
  • Custom work space
  • Composition settings
  • Pixels/resolution 
  • Drawing shapes
  • Creating background with solid
  • Transform properties
  • Anchor point
  • Basic animation
  • Trim paths
  • Transform properties
  • Text presets
  • Create simple slideshow
  • Other assets for slideshows
  • Blend modes 
  • Track matte
  • Introduction to pre-comp
  • Working with masks
  • Animation using effects and presets
  • Performing color correction
  • 2.5D in After Effects
  • 3D in After Effects 
  • Rendering in After Effects 
  • Touch on Photoshop
  • Touch on Premiere pro
  • Touch on Media Encoder


Physical Certificates available for this course

Software requirements

Adobe After Effects CC. 2018 (and above)


Windows® 10, Windows® 8, Windows® 7 or Mac OS

32-bit/64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor

2 GB of RAM minimum (8 GB recommended)

16 GB of free disk space for installation

Qualified hardware-accelerated OpenGL® graphics card (Not Compulsory)

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