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Seattle Class: After Effects Essentials

A class at Luminous Works, an Adobe Authorized Training Center in Seattle

meets 9:30am to 4:30pm

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, September 20

$595

Our full calendar of classes: Luminous Works Calendar

To register for this class, see more dates, and learn more about us, visit:
After Effects Essentials class description

After Effects CC lets you deliver cinematic visual effects and motion graphics with more power than ever before. Extend your creativity with built-in text and shape extrusion, new mask feathering options. Get into motion graphics--come learn what After Effects CC can do!

who should take this class?

Video, animation, and graphics professionals who need a working knowledge of Adobe After Effects CC. Basic computer skills, as usual, are required.

Note about prerequisites: One should have taken either Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC or Photoshop CC Essentials or have equivalent experience.

What's Covered (always customized for the students in attendance):

The After Effects Workflow
  • Overview of panels
  • Creating a project and importing footage
  • Creating a composition and arranging layers
  • Adding effects and modifying layer properties
  • Animating the composition
  • Previewing your work
  • Optimizing performance in After Effects
  • Customizing workspaces
  • Controlling the brightness of the user interface
  • Finding resources for using After Effects
Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets
  • Importing using the Creative Cloud Library
  • Importing video clips
  • Importing stills
  • Importing a sequence of stills (interpreting)
  • Importing multilayered photoshop and illustrator files
  • Creating a new composition
  • Applying effects to a layer
  • Changing parameters globally
  • Creating keyframes
  • Keyframe interpolation: auto, continuous, and bezier interpolation
  • Temporal and spatial Interpolation
  • Position vs. Anchor Point path
  • Roving in time for spatial properties
  • Creating and applying an animation preset
  • Previewing your work
  • Viewing Audio in the timeline
  • Adding Markers in real-time
Animating Text
  • About text layers
  • Creating and formatting point text vs. paragraph text
  • Using a text animation preset
  • Text on a path
  • Animating imported Photoshop text
  • Animating text using a path animation preset
  • Using a text animator
  • Adding properties
  • Adding a range selector
  • Using a text animator group
Working with Shape Layers
  • Adding a shape layer
  • Creating custom shapes
  • Creating stars
  • Default properties of shape layers
  • Add properties
  • Creating Groups
  • Stack your shapes & properties
Animating a Multimedia Presentation
  • Getting started
  • Working with Creative Cloud libraries
  • Anchor points
  • Parenting layers
  • Precomposing layers
  • Keyframing a motion path
  • Applying an effect
  • Solid color layers
  • Animating precomposed layers
  • Adding an audio track
  • Editing audio files with Audition
Animating Layers
  • Preparing layered Photoshop files
  • About Photoshop layer styles
  • Simulating light changes
  • Duplicating an animation using the pick whip
  • About expressions
  • Animating movement
  • Creating a track matte
  • Adding a lens flare effect
  • Adding video animation
  • Rendering the animation
  • Retiming the composition
Working With Masks
  • About masks
  • Creating a mask with the Pen tool
  • Editing a mask
  • Feathering the edges of a mask
  • Replacing the content of the mask
  • Mask interpolation
  • Using masks from Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Masks for spatial keyframes
Other Effects
  • The smoother
  • The wiggler
  • Auto orient
  • Splitting a layer
  • Adjustment layers
  • The effects and presets panel
  • Pan Behind tool
Distorting Objects with the Puppet Tools
  • About the Puppet tools
  • Adding Deform pins
  • Defining areas of overlap
  • Stiffening an area
  • Animating pin positions
  • Recording animation
Rendering and Output
  • Creating templates for the Render Queue
  • Exporting using the Render Queue
  • Rendering movies with Adobe Media Encoder

Related Classes:

Premiere Pro Level 2
Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC
Photoshop CC Level 2 for Design & Illustration


All classes at Luminous Works include:

  • All class files and other resources to take home!
  • Experienced, highly rated instructors
  • Post-class email support
  • MAC or WINDOWS, your choice!
  • Retaking the course within 12 months if you need too

Plus...our comfortable class room:
Luminous Works in Ballard, Seattle
(360 view deck outside!)


Our Full Line-up

Classes Listed by Category:

Required Skill Classes
Web and Mobile Classes
Photography and Video Classes
Design Classes and Other Skills
WordPress Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro Classes
Adobe After Effects Classes
Adobe InDesign Classes
Adobe Photoshop Classes
Adobe Lightroom Classes
Adobe Illustrator Classes
Adobe Dreamweaver Classes
Adobe Acrobat Classes
Adobe Muse Classes

Classes Listed by Skill Level:

Prerequistes and other Introductory classes


Photography: Basic Camera Skills (four days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 4 afternoons, meeting weekly, starting Wednesday, October 18


Graphic Design Basics (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, September 13


Desktop Publishing Overview (one-half day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 One–half day: Wednesday, August 16

 One–half day: Tuesday, September 5

 One–half day: Wednesday, October 18

 One–half day: Wednesday, November 8


HTML and CSS Overview (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Monday, October 16


Private Class (one day)

Level 1 Classes


Using and Creating Forms in Acrobat (one day)


Creating and Editing PDFs (one day)


After Effects Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, September 20


Dreamweaver CC Essentials (two days)


InDesign CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, August 14

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 17

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, September 11

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, September 14

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, October 19

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, November 6


Illustrator CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, September 6

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, November 9


Lightroom Photo Workflow (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, October 30


Muse Essentials (two days)


Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, September 18

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, September 26


Photoshop CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, October 11


WordPress Level 1 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Monday, September 25


WordPress Plug-Ins (one day)

Intermediate-Level Classes


Interactive PDFs in Acrobat and InDesign (one day)


After Effects Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, September 22


Dreamweaver CC level 2 (one day)


HTML and CSS Level 2 (one day)


InDesign CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, August 25


Designing Layouts in InDesign (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, November 3


Illustrator CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, September 8


Building Infographics with Illustrator (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Thursday, November 2


Premiere Pro Level 2 (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, September 28


Photoshop CC Level 2 for Design & Illustration (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, October 13


Photoshop CC Level 2 for Photography (one day)

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