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Digital Media For Designers II

Week 1

 Welcome to class!

What Are Motion Graphics and Why Should I Care?

I'm glad you asked. [Click here] for some of my favorite (and some of my own) uses for motion graphics.

Introducing the After Effects Interface

Let's begin looking at the After Effects interface to explore where things are and what they do. [Click here] for a PDF reference for the AE interface. I also made a reference video that covers all the topics I go over in the PDF:

Homework

Create this simple bouncing ball animation:

To help you do this, I have created a [PDF tutorial] that explains every step. In addition, I have taken the liberty of creating a video tutorial – in two parts – that you can watch:

Bouncing Ball Animation Tutorial – Part I

Bouncing Ball Animation Tutorial – Part 2

 

 

 

 

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