With Adobe After Effects, artists and designers can develop and implement time-based designs that go beyond print and static imagery. This chapter reviews the underlying framework in creating a motion design project and introduces After Effects, its interface, and methods of workflow.
At the completion of this chapter, you will be able to:
■ Describe a basic project workflow, from production to final render
■ Create and name project files and compositions
■ Import and composite graphic media and type for motion
■ Animate layers by setting keyframes
■ Apply effects for stylizing and enhancing motion graphics
■ Render for delivery to film, broadcast, the web, and mobile devices ...