6. Advanced Still and Motion Graphics Techniques

Lesson overview

In the previous lesson, you learned some basic techniques for creating motion graphics with After Effects. Now it’s time to take those techniques to the next level. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to

Create static and animated masks in After Effects

Create 3D extrusions in After Effects

Use the 3D Camera Tracker in After Effects

Add and animate effects in After Effects

Use blending modes in After Effects

Apply image sharpening in Photoshop

Use MAXON CINEMA 4D animations in After Effects


This lesson will take approximately 180 minutes to complete.


Get Digital Video with Adobe® Creative Cloud™ Classroom in a Book® now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.