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Adobe After Effects CS3: Essentials


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Discover the world of animation with After Effects CS3 Essentials. Hosted by professional animator Ko Maruyama, these training videos focus on new features and essential tools including Shape Layers, the Puppet Tool and Brainstorm. You�ll also learn how to use many of the new effects found in After Effects CS3 as well as how to import Photoshop Layer Styles. Learn the tricks you need to get on your way to producing high-end animations.

The student will have access to this course for 1 year. This self-directed course can be completed within 90 days or sooner depending on time and learning capabilities of the student.


By completing this course you will:

  1. Learn how to create and animate graphics with new Shape Layers.

  2. Find out how you can bring your animation to life with the new Puppet Tool.

  3. Conjure up some suggested variants in your animations with the new Brainstorm user interface.

  4. Discover how to master some of the new Effects in After Effects CS3.

  5. Experience a streamlined workflow as you learn how to import your existing Photoshop layers.

  6. Assessment

    Project files are included with this course to aid in your learning. There are no exams or tests.

course quick facts
course code DED1831-E
cost $99.00
estimated time to
complete course
7 Hours
course materials