After Effects is one of the leading software for motion graphics. We can use this to create full animation movies and shows, add visual effects, and do smaller projects like infographics. After Effect is a product of Adobe that is compatible with other Adobe Products. It makes it a versatile tool with a familiar environment for most animation creators and video editors. It is mainly a digital animation software that is considered an industry standard for visual effects and motion graphics. With the help of it, one can take filmmaking, animations, and editing to the next level. Different Objects or backgrounds can be removed from video footage to other and replaced with new content. We can insert logos, text, or doodles into any frame and animated. Shaky scenes can be more smoothed, with other elements, and we can convert flat shapes into three-dimensional images. Simply the, After Effects lets artists digitally perfect everything caught on camera, regardless of skill level.
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There are two main career paths that engage After Effects developers on a daily basis: animation and video creating.
Animation can be further divided into three categories, including 2D, 3D, and Motion Graphics. Each of these jobs majorly uses After Effects to create animations but in a different way. Video editors also use After Effects, to create animations, primarily to adjust the way their final videos look.
After Effects gives 2D Animators incredible control over the animations to digitally drawn frames. We can use After Effect for the right character rigs, infographic animations, animate website banners, and much more. While 3D Animators use After Effects for rendering purposes, modelling, character rigging, camera angles, visual effects, and work with layers created in Adobe Illustrator.
Motion Graphics Designers create and animated the typography, special effects, secondary animations, glows and light rays, and much more. They can work as animators, also the branding experts who multitask with graphic design, or managers who oversee other animators and special effects teams.
Video/ Motion Graphic Designer
Video Editors create can special effects, intro and outro sequences, and small animated graphics with After Effects in motion films. They can also use it to change lighting and color grading within their videos. A Video Manager often oversees Video Editors and knows how to use After Effects to make the needed adjustments to an Editor’s work as well as to explain their ideas to an Editor.
Motion Graphics and Visual Effects are becoming increasingly valuable and important in any video created. Learning how to create these animations using Adobe After Effects has become essential. Talents to create this kind of animations and effects are more and more in demand. It is also an easy way to earn money as a freelancer or resell your packaged animations on hundreds of sites on the web.
You will go through creating useful and practical animations and learn how to use simple and complex animation techniques. This Course is a serious learning experience where you get to actually create serious animations and genuinely learn how to use After Effects and become an expert animator and a visual effects artist.
Most Importantly this course offers you the chance to understand, practice, and develop your skills as a Visual Effects and Motion Graphics Artist.
While After Effects(After Effects for Beginner) is an incredibly robust and powerful tool for any creator, animator, and video editor to learn, it’s the only skill you’ll need to land in any of these jobs. You should also learn skills like storyboarding, Cinema 4D, drawing, communication, character conception, layout design, camera angle management, etc.