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Mike Abbott
Teaching AE - what effects first?
on Apr 28, 2012 at 2:23:51 pm

Hi all,
I'm involved in setting up an After Effects introductory training course. One of the required elements will be basic effects. This is for people involved in basic corporate / promotional video work.

I'm just wondering what effects (in the standard CS5.5) install you would prioritise in terms of teaching order?

Any thoughts appreciated.


Regards,

MDA


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John Cuevas
Re: Teaching AE - what effects first?
on Apr 29, 2012 at 12:52:47 pm

If this course is being set up to get the people up to speed as quickly as possible(corporate/promotional) I would focus on: type preset/animators, keylight, rotoscope brush, basic color correction, transitions and the stylize effects(fun and easy).

The presets window also many backgrounds and pre-built effects that can be easily manipulated with brain wave. Of course this is just a basic list of effects, obviously the priority would be to get them to understand how AE works first.

Good luck,

Johnny Cuevas, Editor
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