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Adobe After Effects CS6 Tutorial

 Professionally created, self-study video training.

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Take your first steps to mastering this ever-popular special effects software and leverage the potential of its new features with the help of these beginners After Effects CS6 tutorial videos.

Commencing with a tour of the interface and the basic tools, expert AE tutor Jeff Sengstack uses high quality training videos that help clearly explain and demonstrate the complete toolset, the innovative new features for the CS6 release, and some valuable workflow techniques along the way that will help you to work faster and smarter.

Through over fifteen hours of professionally created training videos, the tuition includes a tour of the whole workspace, importing Photoshop and Illustrator files, lessons on working with masks, animation presets explained, how to apply effects and transitions, learning how to use expressions, working in 3D space and so much more.

Also included in the course are the same working files that the tutor uses to demonstrate on allowing you to work in parallel with his on-screen actions.

The complete training course contents are listed below and you can start to learn AE right away, click any of the blue linked lessons to sample FREE After Effects CS6 videos tutorials and discover how effective this visual teaching method is...
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Tutor: Jeff Sengstack
Duration: 15 hrs / 96 video lessons
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Outlining What Is Covered In This Course
Walking Through A Mini-Project
Organizing Assets In The Project Panel
Creating A New Comp
Animating Transform Properties With Key Frames
Using Layer Styles With Text
Using Shape Presets
Using The Clone Stamp Tool To Replace Portions Of A Scene
Using The Puppet Pin Tool
Applying Transitions
Stabilizing Shaky Video With The Tracker And Warp Stabilizer
Basic 3D Animation And Multiplaning
Using The Camera To Animate Still Image Layers
Analyzing 2D Footage With The 3D Camera Tracker
Good Bye: Resources And Acknowledgements

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Outlining What Is Covered In This Course
An Overview Of Adobe After Effects CS6 - Lesson 1
An Overview Of Adobe After Effects CS6 - Lesson 2
Setting Up The Exercise Files
Re-Linking To Assets

Explaining The After Effects Workflow And Workspace
Explaining The Workflow
Walking Through A Mini-Project
Touring The Workspace
Customizing The Workspace
Examining Timeline Panel Features

Creating A Project And Importing Footage
Starting A New Project
Importing Video, Audio, Graphics, And Still Images
Importing Layered Photoshop And Illustrator Files
Organizing Assets In The Project Panel

Creating, Arranging And Compositing Layers In A Composition
Creating A New Comp
Adding Assets To A Comp
Adding Layers To A Comp
Adjusting Comp Panel Settings
Viewing And Previewing A Comp
Selecting, Moving, Trimming And Splitting Layers
Working With Image Sequences

Modifying And Animating Layer Transform Properties
Setting Layer Transform Property Values
Animating Transform Properties With Key Frames
Creating And Changing Motion Paths
Using Easy Ease And Hold Key Frames
Using Anchor Points And Motion Blur To Create Whip Pans

Working With Text
Creating And Editing Text
Using Layer Styles With Text
Importing Text From Photoshop And Converting To Editable Text
Moving Text Along A Path
Using The Source Text Property To Instantly Change Text Characteristics

Animating Text
Text Animation Basics
Using Animation Presets
Creating Custom Animations

Working With Shapes
Introducing Shapes
Using Shape Tools
Drawing Shapes Freehand
Using Photoshop And Illustrator Paths
Creating Shapes From Vector Graphics And Text
Using Shape Presets
Applying And Animating Shape Effects
Creating Advanced Animations Using Brainstorm

Working With Paint Tools: Brush, Eraser, Clone Stamp And Roto Brush
Introducing Paint Tools
Working With The Brush And Eraser Tools
Using The Clone Stamp Tool To Replace Portions Of A Scene
Selecting Moving Objects With The Roto Brush Tool

Working With Masks
Using Shape Tools To Make Masks
Using The Pen Tool To Make Masks
Creating Vignettes With Masks
Animating And Morphing Masks

Making Track Mattes And Stencils
Understanding Track Mattes: Luma And Alpha
Animating Track Mattes
Making Stencils From Text
Using Effects And Layer Styles With Track Mattes And Stencils

Distorting And Animating Objects With Puppet Tools
Introducing Puppet Tools
Using The Puppet Pin Tool
Recording A Puppet Pin Tool Motion
Checking Out Overlap And Starch Tools

Applying Effects And Transitions
Applying After Effects Effects
Sampling After Effects Effects
Checking Out The Cycore FX (CC) Effects
Applying Transitions
Performing Color Correction, Featuring Color Finesse 3
Stopping, Stretching, Reversing And Remapping Time

Parenting, Nesting, Pre-Composing And Null Object Layers
Intro To Parent/Child Relationship
Using Null Object Layers For Parenting
Explaining Nesting And Pre-Composing

Using Expressions
Using The Pick Whip To Create Expressions
Trying Expressions Templates
Using The Wiggle Expression
Working With Expression Control Effects

Tracking Motion And Stabilizing Shaky Footage
Tracking Motion With The Tracker
Applying Motion Key Frames To Layers, Objects And Effects
Working With The Corner Pin Features
Stabilizing Shaky Video With The Tracker And Warp Stabilizer
Using The Clone Stamp Tool With The Tracker

Working In 3D Space
Working In Three Dimensions
Basic 3D Animation And Multiplaning
Animating 2D Text In 3D Space

Using Cameras In 3D Space
Setting Up A One- And Two-Node Cameras
Animating A Camera Using The Selection Tool
Animating A Camera Using The Unified Camera Tool
Using Null Object Layers As Animation Aides
Using The Camera To Animate Still Image Layers

Using Lights In 3D Space
Intro To Light Types, Properties, And Settings
Adjusting Light Properties
Working With Layer Material Options Including Shadows

Tracking Camera Moves In Simulated 3D Space
Analyzing 2D Footage With The 3D Camera Tracker
Attaching Content To 3D Camera Track Points
Adding A Shadow Catcher And A Light
Using The Ray-Traced 3D Renderer
Creating Beveled And Extruded Text And Shapes
Working With Transparency And Refraction
Adding Reflections And An Environment Layer

Completing Your Project
Saving And Exporting Your Project
Rendering A Comp: Render Queue Or Adobe Media Encoder
Good Bye: Resources And Acknowledgements