QuickStart! - Adobe After Effects CS5

Video Description

After Effects CS5 is the latest version of an industry standard special effects application. With new features and tools like the Roto-Brush, Auto-Keyframe Mode, additional Adjustment Layers and more, you will be more productive and creative than ever before. Color correct, animate with the Puppet Tool, turn video into moving cartoons with the Cartoon Effect and more. From motion graphics to television and film visual effects, After Effects can handle it all with style. Join professional illustrator, television animation art director and writer Dwayne Ferguson as he shows you how to get the most out of this powerful software. Learn the interface, cameras and lighting, animation and more. Work files are included. To get started today, simply click on one of the QuickStart! - Adobe After Effects CS5 lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
    1. Welcome 00:03:49
  2. The Interface
    1. Workspace 00:06:47
    2. Panels 00:06:42
    3. Templates 00:05:36
  3. Footage
    1. File Types 00:06:52
    2. Import Movies 00:04:51
    3. Image Sequences 00:05:39
  4. Layers
    1. Layers 00:06:55
    2. Adjustment Layers 00:06:03
  5. Compositions
    1. Basic Comp pt. 1 00:06:43
    2. Basic Comp pt. 2 00:06:52
    3. Basic Effects pt. 1 00:06:23
    4. Basic Effects pt. 2 00:06:15
  6. Rotoscoping
    1. Roto-Brush 00:05:33
    2. Refine Edge 00:06:58
  7. Cartoon Effect
    1. Cartoon Effect pt. 1 00:06:59
    2. Cartoon Effect pt. 2 00:03:54
  8. Puppet Tool
    1. Work with Pins 00:05:54
    2. Record Motion 00:06:26
  9. Conclusion
    1. Final Thoughts 00:02:43
  10. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:04:07

Product Information

  • Title: QuickStart! - Adobe After Effects CS5
  • Author(s): Dwayne Ferguson
  • Release date: June 2010
  • Publisher(s): Virtual Training Company, Inc.
  • ISBN: 01220110051SI