Creating Motion Graphics With After Effects 4th Edition
DVD5 | ISO | DVD-ROM contains source footage and project files | 4.06 GB
Genre: Motion Graphics, After Effects | Language: English | eBook Included
Trish and Chris Meyer share fifteen years of real-world film and video production experience inside the critically acclaimed Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. More than a step-by-step review of the features in After Effects, you will learn how the program thinks so that you can realize your own visions more quickly and efficiently. This full-color book is jammed full of tips, gotchas, and sage advice that will help you survive whatever your next project throws at you.
Creating Motion Graphics 4th Edition has been heavily revised, reuniting the previous two volumes plus adding detailed coverage of new features introduced in After Effects 7 and CS3 Professional to form one massive, essential reference. The enclosed DVD-ROM contains source footage and project files for the numerous exercises which help reinforce each concept. The DVD also includes over 180 pages of additional information, including lengthy Bonus Chapters on Expressions and Effects.
Authored in CS3, also included is access to a free web chapter written for CS4.
* Free CS4 web chapter included with the book
* Mastering animation through the use of keyframes, motion paths, and the Graph Editor
* Blending imagery using alpha channels, masks, mattes, modes, and stencils
* Building groups and hierarchies through parenting and nested comps
* Extended coverage of type animation, paint tools and 3D space
* Advanced subjects such as keying, motion tracking, expressions, and video issues
* Includes over 180 PDF pages of bonus content on the DVD
* Extensive coverage of the new CS3 features including the Shape and Puppet tools, Brainstorm, per-character 3D text, color management, and more!
This new edition combines two volumes into one to present a comprehensive guide to motion graphics artistry that covers it all, from core concepts to advanced integration processes and the pro-bundle tools. Step-by-step tutorials demonstrate the concepts, processes, and technical details of After Effects CS3.
Adobe After Effects is a software application used for making motion graphics ranging from animating digital images to creating film-style title sequences, sophisticated special effects, and network logos. This new edition of the best-selling After Effects book combines two volumes into one to present one comprehensive guide to motion graphics artistry. Renowned authors Trish and Chris Meyer cover it all, from core concepts to advanced integration processes and the pro-bundle tools. Step-by-step tutorials demonstrate the concepts, processes, and technical details of After Effects CS3.
About the Author
Trish and Chris Meyer are principals in Crish Design (formerly known as CyberMotion), an award-winning motion graphic design studio. The Meyers are authors of the well-known reference book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects, considered the bible in its field, as well as the best-selling introductory After Effects/motion graphics book, After Effects Apprentice. They teach motion graphics at numerous events around the country. Crish Design has done work for NBC, ABC, HBO, Fox, TLC, New Line, and Paramount, plus corporations ranging from Apple to Xerox.Trish and Chris Meyer are principals in Crish Design (formerly known as CyberMotion), an award-winning motion graphic design studio. The Meyers are authors of the well-known reference book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects, considered the bible in its field, as well as the best-selling introductory After Effects/motion graphics book, After Effects Apprentice. They teach motion graphics at numerous events around the country. Crish Design has done work for NBC, ABC, HBO, Fox, TLC, New Line, and Paramount, plus corporations ranging from Apple to Xerox.
Trish and Chris Meyer are the principals of Chrish Design (formerly CyberMotion), an award-winning motion graphic design studio in Albuquerque. Their studio was one of the original development sites for After Effects, and they continue to work closely with Adobe to this day. They speak around the country on the subjects of After Effects and motion graphics, and are also the authors of After Effects Apprentice as well as the Motion Graphics column for DV magazine.
Table of Contents
Creating a Composition, Basic Animation, The Anchor Point, Advanced Animation, The Layer Essentials, Trimming, Motion Blur, Blending Modes, All About Masking, All About Track Mattes, Stencils and the 'T', 3D Space, Cameras, Lighting in 3D, Parenting Skills, Nesting Compositions, Precomposing, Collapsing Transformations, Textacy, Applying and Using Effects, Effects Roundup, Compound Effects, Presets & Variations, Color Management, Keying, Frame Rate Manipulation, Motion Stabilization, Motion Tracking, Paint and Clone, Vector Paint, Working with Audio, Express Yourself, Import and Interpret, Integration 101, Integration with 3D Applications, Video Issues, Rendering Queue, Advanced Rendering, Prerendering and Proxies
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