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Adobe After Effects CS6

Video Description

Adobe After Effects has been the industry-standard special effects compositing application and this latest release is no exception. Version CS 6 introduces a wide range of exciting new features including the 3D Camera Tracker, 2D Vector Layers, Rolling Shutter Repair, Bend 2D Layers, Global Performance Cache, SpeedGrade LUT Import, Ray Trace Renderer, and Variable-Width Mask Feathering. In this VTC course, author and expert Dwayne Ferguson will cover all that and more so that you can get started building visually compelling comps and effects in no time. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. New in After Effects CS6 00:03:14
    2. Peripheral Devices 00:03:44
  2. The Interface
    1. The Workspace 00:03:18
    2. Custom Workspaces 00:03:30
    3. Panels 00:03:32
    4. Folders 00:04:17
    5. Templates 00:03:04
  3. Import Footage
    1. Pro Import 00:03:07
    2. Import Media 00:03:24
    3. Image Sequences 00:04:46
  4. Work with Comps
    1. Composition Panel 00:05:00
    2. Project Settings 00:03:43
    3. Precomps 00:04:38
    4. Layers 00:06:07
    5. Adjustment Layers 00:03:57
    6. Alpha Channel 00:04:57
    7. Parent and Null Objects 00:04:27
  5. Animation
    1. The Timeline 00:03:40
    2. Keyframes 00:05:08
    3. Auto-Keyframe 00:05:21
    4. Properties 00:04:30
    5. Presets 00:04:57
    6. Behaviors 00:03:28
    7. Graph Editor 00:06:34
    8. Expressions 00:04:15
  6. Work with Text
    1. Work with Text 00:04:44
    2. Text Animation 00:03:38
    3. Presets 00:03:46
  7. Painting Effects
    1. Cartoon Effect 00:04:54
    2. Paint 00:03:17
    3. Roto-Brush 00:03:21
  8. Mask and Blend
    1. Masks 00:03:36
    2. Variable-Width Feather 00:03:12
    3. Blends and Opacity 00:05:03
  9. Generators
    1. Generators pt. 1 00:03:06
    2. Generators pt. 2 00:04:40
  10. Puppet Tool
    1. Pins 00:03:26
    2. Overlap 00:03:01
    3. Live Recording 00:03:37
  11. Key and Track
    1. 3D Camera Tracker pt. 1 00:05:43
    2. 3D Camera Tracker pt. 2 00:03:04
    3. Track Points 00:03:25
    4. Motion Tracking 00:05:12
    5. Stabilization 00:04:45
  12. Special Effects
    1. Bend 2D Layer 00:04:46
    2. Rolling Shutter Repair 00:02:59
    3. Solids 00:03:48
    4. Brainstorm 00:04:37
    5. Hair 00:04:01
    6. Distortion 00:04:29
    7. Dynamics 00:04:53
  13. Audio
    1. Import Audio 00:03:15
    2. Place Audio 00:03:33
    3. Markers 00:03:31
  14. Edit Video
    1. Safe Zones 00:02:27
    2. Edit Footage 00:04:23
  15. Lights and Cameras
    1. X / Y / Z 00:04:02
    2. Lights 00:05:18
    3. Shadows 00:03:41
    4. Cameras 00:06:52
  16. Color Correction
    1. Correction Tools 00:03:15
    2. Color LUT 00:03:23
    3. SpeedGrade LUT 00:03:33
  17. Illustrator Integration
    1. Shapes from Vectors pt. 1 00:05:47
    2. Shapes from Vectors pt. 2 00:04:21
  18. Render and Output
    1. Render Settings 00:03:38
    2. Output Options 00:05:15
  19. Project: Dark Tower
    1. Project Overview 00:04:20
    2. Dark Tower pt. 1 00:03:03
    3. Dark Tower pt. 2 00:03:05
    4. Dark Tower pt. 3 00:03:29
    5. Dark Tower pt. 4 00:03:34
    6. Dark Tower pt. 5 00:03:56
    7. Dark Tower pt. 6 00:04:38
    8. Dark Tower pt. 7 00:03:32
    9. Dark Tower pt. 8 00:04:32
    10. Dark Tower pt. 9 00:04:46
    11. Dark Tower pt. 10 00:04:12
  20. Project: Mixmaster Logo
    1. Project Overview 00:03:00
    2. Mixmaster Logo pt. 1 00:05:22
    3. Mixmaster Logo pt. 2 00:05:31
    4. Mixmaster Logo pt. 3 00:03:18
    5. Mixmaster Logo pt. 4 00:04:13
    6. Mixmaster Logo pt. 5 00:02:20
  21. Project: Ancient Glacier
    1. Project Overview 00:04:32
    2. Ancient Glacier pt. 1 00:05:37
    3. Ancient Glacier pt. 2 00:05:09
    4. Ancient Glacier pt. 3 00:05:16
    5. Ancient Glacier pt. 4 00:05:36
    6. Ancient Glacier pt. 5 00:03:57
    7. Ancient Glacier pt. 6 00:04:05
    8. Ancient Glacier pt. 7 00:05:41
    9. Ancient Glacier pt. 8 00:06:51
    10. Ancient Glacier pt. 9 00:03:26
    11. Ancient Glacier pt. 10 00:02:30
    12. Ancient Glacier pt. 11 00:02:44
    13. Ancient Glacier pt. 12 00:04:16
    14. Ancient Glacier pt. 13 00:04:13
  22. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:02:28
  23. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:02:59