After Effects Classrecordings HH

2020 Q1 – Basic



In our first session of that quarter we just took a quick overview of the application and set up some default settings.



This session we used to explore the different types of keyframes.

We learned how to create, alter, and use them.


Scripts / Helpers / Animations

We started the session by installing some scripts and helpers.

Then we started a small animation project, where we explored the new scripts and explored a few effects and techniques.


Text Animations

In this session we continued with our little animation from the previous class. We also took a look at options to animate text.


stab and key

This class we focussed on some plugins that can do nice things with not much input necessary.

First was the Warp Stabilizer, which lets us stabilize shakey footage.

After that we explored many different keying techniques to mask out subjects from a greenscreen.


Content-Aware Fill / 3D Camera Tracker

First we took a look at 2 different examples of using the Content-Aware Fill in After Effects.

Afterwards we learned how to use the 3D Camera Tracker.


Working with Photoshop and Illustrator files

In our session we explored how to work with Photoshop and Illustrator files. We also took a look at a small slideshow example, as well as some short mentionings of working with templates, sounds and how to animate a sticker.


Many different examples

In this session we covered a whole bunch of different animation techniques based on examples that you sent to me.



In our last session we talked about many differend random animation techniques