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Animation 101 with After Effects

Yes, Tom and Jerry – that's probably one of the first thoughts that popped into your mind when you saw this course. You may be wondering how these characters and objects are brought to life. Well, it's animation! This course has been carefully prepared for animation enthusiasts who wish to bring their creativity and genius to life through objects, characters, and more.

It is intended to introduce you to the world of animation using Adobe After Effects, a software application used by professional animators and designers to create captivating motion graphics and visual effects. The course assumes no prior knowledge of animation or After Effects and is appropriate for beginners who want to learn the fundamentals of animation.

What's included?

  • 6 Modules
  • 18 Videos
  • Certificate


Creative / Media Skills



More About the Course

In this course, we'll guide you through the step-by-step process of creating animations using Adobe After Effects software. Take a step closer and learn to animate like a pro. The course covers fundamental animation principles, including timing, spacing, and movement. You will learn how to create and manipulate shapes, text, and images, exploring various animation tools and techniques available in After Effects. Gain insights into the animation industry from an investor's perspective, and if you aspire to monetize your animation skills and talents, then this course is a must.

Become an animator

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Key Takeaways

At the end of this course;
  • You will acquire practical skills in animation and motion graphics using After Effects.
  • You will have the ability to express creative ideas through animation.
  • You will become an animator and also be able to monetize your new found skill.
  • You will gain insights into the workflow of the animation industry and create a career path.
  • You will also obtain a certificate upon completion of the course.
  • You will acquire practical skills in animation and motion graphics using After Effects.
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Course contents

Patrick Jones - Course author
Meet the instructor

NIYA Original

This course was developed by Sapphital Learning along with its employees, instructors, and the Nigerian Youth Academy (NiYA). Sapphital continues to develop courses covering different knowledge areas to meet the learning needs of Nigerians, across multiple disciplines. NiYA stands as a dynamic force, propelling the future of our nation forward through empowering education and visionary learning experiences. Every Nigerian Youth deserves high-quality learning materials to match with their counterparts in other parts of the world, this is what Nigerian Youth Academy is here for.