After Effects Apprentice: Real-world Skills for the Aspiring Motion Graphics Artist

Trish Meyer , Chris Meyer

Editura: Focal Press
If you're new to After Effects and want to get up to speed quickly, After Effects Apprentice was created just for you. With 11 core lessons plus a fun final project, you'll quickly get into the program and learn how to tap its potential - whether you want to create motion graphics for a network program, your company's video, or your own independent production. In this book, you'll get a professional perspective on the most important features a motion graphics artist needs to learn to use this program effectively. You'll learn to creatively edit and combine layers, animate eye-catching titles, replace a screen on a computer monitor, place a studio shot in anew environment, manipulate 3D space, and use effects to generate excitement or enhance the realism of a scene. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions take you through each technique, including projects that encourage you to express it in your own way. You'll learn more than just the tools; you'll learn skills that you can immediately put to work in your own projects. Topics cover in this title include how to: animate, layer, and composite images and text; manipulate keyframes to create more refined animations; use masks, mattes, stencils and modes to add depth; manage layers to make them easier to coordinate; add 3D to your animations; and, use tracking and keying to create special effects. This title includes new CS3 features; Shape layers, the Puppet tool, Brainstorm, and Per-Character 3D Text. DVD contains: all exercise source material and projects in AE7 and CS3, video guided tours, and movies of the finished projects; ull color presentation of professional workflows; and, core motion graphic techniques in 12 engaging lessons. Companion DVD features QuickTime movies and lesson media.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : How to Use This Book; Whats on the DVD overview; Lesson 1 Basic workflow overview; Lesson 2 More advanced animation; Lesson 3 Layer management; Lesson 04 Creating transparency; Lesson 5 Creating and animating Text; Lesson 6 Building composition hierarchies; Lesson 7 Making complex animation easy; Lesson 8 The Basics of Animating in 3D Space; Lesson 9 Advanced 3D Space Techniques; Lesson 10 Paint & Clone, Messing with Time; Lesson 11 Keying, Motion Stabilization, Motion Tracking; Lesson 12 Working in Widescreen and HD
  • Data Publicarii : 30 May 2007
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 320
  • ISBN : 9780240809380
151.99 Lei
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