Motion Design Kickstart

A motion design course aimed at introducing complete beginners into the amazing world of motion design. You don’t need any previous knowledge in motion graphics or experience. We’ll start with the super basics, taking you through what motion design is, introduce After-Effects as a tool for Motion Designers, take simple shapes and footages, and breathe life into to them using After Effects.

We’ll experiment with texts and cover other techniques like track matte, masks and camera. 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!

Tuition: ₦57,000; Earlybird: ₦45,600
Location: Gbagada, Lagos

Course curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Motion Design

What is Motion Design?

Who are those that use Motion Design?

Why Motion Design?

Tools used in Motion Design Industry

Module 2: Introduction to After Effects Workflow​

Brief overview of panels

Custom workspace

Composition settings

Pixels / resolution

Module 3: Working With Shape Layers

Drawing shapes

Creating background with solid

Transform properties

Anchor point

Basic animation

Trim paths

Module 4: Animating Text

Text properties

Text presets

Module 5: Working With Footage, Pictures, and Sound

Create simple slideshow

Other assets for slideshows

Blend modes 

Module 6: Techniques In After Effects

Track matte

Introduction to pre-comp

Working with masks

Animation using effects and presets

Performing color correction

Module 7: Introduction to 3D Composition

2.5D in After Effects

3D in After Effects 

Module 8: Rendering A Footage

Rendering in After Effects

Bonus Lessons

Touch on Photoshop

Touch on Premiere Pro

Touch on Media Encoder


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