Total Training - Adobe After Effects 7 Pro Advanced (2013)

Total Training - Adobe After Effects 7 Pro Advanced (2013)
Genre: eLearning
Discover real strategies of broadcast design and how to think like a broadcaster with host Dean Velez, an Emmy award-winning broadcast designer. An advanced approach to common features enables you to create extraordinary and inventive results from simple source materials, with a minimum of time and effort.
Find out how to create sophisticated backgrounds from simple source elements.
Learn how to generate beautiful and unusual particle effects with unexpected tools.
Walkthrough a complete workflow employing real-world broadcast design projects.
Disc 1 - News Bumper
Prologue: Creating a Style Page (20:23 min)
Creating a Background in Adobe Photoshop®
Adding Text to Enhance Background Texture
Creating a Broadcast Style Logo
Adding Color & 3D Effects
Chapter 1: BACKGROUND & FOREGROUND (26:42 min)
Creating a Cloud Effect Using Fractal Noise
Distorting the Clouds
Adding Lightning Flashes to the Clouds
Creating a Rain Effect
Using Advanced Lighting
Creating a Foreground Layer
Adding Vector Blur to the Foreground
Rendering the Compositions
Chapter 2: STORM TRACKER LOGO (35:53 min)
Setting Up Text for the Storm Tracker Logo
Scale Text, Graph Editor & Grouping Alignment
Animating the Tracking Amount
Using Masks & Precomposing
Using the Fast Blur Effect
Creating a Null Object
Adding an Adjustment Layer & the Ramp Effect
Using the Directional Blur Effect
Using the Levels Effect
Using the Simple Choker Effect
Setting Up the Logo to Render
Chapter 3: GLOW TRANSITION (24:20 min)
Applying Choke Matte & Fractal Noise Effects
Applying Radial Fast Blur & Vector Blur
Adding Text to the 7 Logo
Creating a Path for Text Animation
Adjusting Position, Scale & Rotation of Text
Applying Force Motion Blur & Other Blurs
Duplicating Properties & Creating a New Path
Chapter 4: ASSEMBLING STORM TRACKER (21:26 min)
Starting a Composition & Adding Radio Waves
Animating Background Text
Creating & Using a Null Object
Layering Animations to Create Realistic Effects
Tweaking Effects to Interact with Animation
Disc 2 - Opening Title Sequence
Chapter 5: WEAVING A WEB (27:59 min)
Creating a Spiderweb in Photoshop
Adding Texture & Depth to the Spiderweb
Duplicating & Offsetting Layers for a 3D Effect
Using a Null Object to Control the Web Layers
Adding Depth & Shadows to the Web Layers
Adding a Camera to Create Depth of Field
Using a Median Effect to Blur
Creating a Lighting Effect Using Glow
Chapter 6: ANIMATING A STROKE (18:24 min)
Setting Up a Stroke
Applying Fast Blur & Time Stretch to a Stroke
Using the Echo Effect
Applying Glow Effect to the Animated Stroke
Using the Stroke as a Background Animation
Chapter 7: SPIDER WALKING (19:56 min)
Animating the Head, Body & Rear of the Spider
Animating the Spider's Front Leg
Animating the Spider's Back Leg
Duplicating Layers to Make All Eight Legs
Softening the Look of the Spider
Chapter 8: WEB OF DECEIT LOGO (19:06 min)
Duplicating & Blending Layers
Animating Text with Effects
Adding an Adjustment Layer to Adjust Levels
Importing the Spider Walking Movie
Using Linear Wipe to Animate Web Line
Chapter 9 - ASSEMBLING THE WEB OF DECEIT (15:43 min)
Compositing the Title Sequence
Animating the Tracking of the Text
Using a Simple Choker as a Wipe Transition
Duplicating the Effects for the Second Name
Adding Our Logo & Finishing Touches
Disc 3 - Corporate identity Piece
Chapter 10: TECHNO TUNNEL BACKGROUND (23:44 min)
Adding Side-to-Side Motion to 10 Shapes
Applying the CC Cylinder Effect
Adding Rotation to the Tunnel
Moving through the Tunnel with a Camera Layer
Duplicating & Offsetting Layers
Adding Rotating Man File & Fast Blur Effects
Colorizing, Transfer Modes & Bit Depth
Chapter 11: FUTURISTIC BACKGROUND (22:33 min)
Exploring the Shape Layers in Photoshop
Adjusting Scale, Opacity & Rotation of Layers
Changing the Y Rotation & Adjusting the Timing
Precomposing Layers & Adjusting Time Stretch
Setting Scale & Rotation of the Shapes Layers
Changing the Transfer Modes of the Layers
Changing Layer Alignment to Fix the Animation
Chapter 12: MOSAIC MAN ELEMENTS (11:19 min)
Animating Wireframe Man, Mosaic & Invert
Using Algorithms & Encoders with Text
Chapter 13- 3D GUY (19:10 min)
Starting the Comp & Adding the Toner Effect
Applying a Mask
Creating a Circular Track Matte
Applying Tint, Simple Choker & Levels Effects
Working with Multiple Masks
Using Animation to Hide Masks & Mattes
Tweaking the Animation & Rendering
Chapter 14: EDWARD BIOGENICS LOGO (EBG LOGO) (13:28 min)
Adjusting Anchor Point to Animate Text
Creating Lines from a Solid & Animating Them
Applying the Card Dance Effect to the Logo
Applying CC Force Motion Blur to the Logo
Using Card Dance to Create the Logo Background
Chapter 15: ASSEMBLING EBG OPEN (35:21 min)
Combining Animations with a Difference Matte
Framing a Comp with Masks & Other Effects
Adding Feathers & Overlays to a Composite
Enhancing Animation Using Solids
Affecting & Animating Text Properties
Assembling the Final Comp
Creatively Transitioning Between Scenes
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