Learn Adobe After Effects For Beginners

Start learning the basics of Adobe After Effects in this complete introduction guide. This class does not cover boring technical stuff, but rather practical examples and real situations.


3h 5m


“Finally an Adobe After Effects class which is not boring but actually entertaining” – CGB Films

Course Information

Did you always wanted to make your own movie special effects or motion graphics animations? Then I’ll be super exited to introduce you into the wonderful world of Adobe After Effects!

By the end of the class, you’ll have a complete fundamental understanding of Adobe After Effects and will be able to create your own visual effects and motion graphics.

Learn Fast

No boring technical lessons. We go straight into practical examples

Fun & Interactive

Mad scientist instructor Jordy takes you into an exciting journey through the class


The first Adobe After Effects class taking a unique learning experience approach

For who is this course?

Any enthusiast who’s already familiar with basic video editing and likes to learn how Visual Effects and Motion Design works. You don’t need any pre-knowledge of Adobe After Effects as this class begins from the start!

What will I learn?

  • The User Interface and functionalities of the most important panels
  • Masking and compositing
  • Blending and working with stock visuals
  • Tracking (Mask, Motion and Camera)
  • Text and Shapes
  • Animations and motion design
  • Generated Visual Effects

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Jordy Vandeput - Instructor

Jordy Vandeput

More than 10 years experience as a filmmaker and video editor

Course Structure

18 Lessons, 3h+ training

  • Introduction (1:34)
  • The Workspace (9:58)
  • The Timeline and Layers (11:20)
  • Working with Libraries (7:10)
  • Creating Masks (11:15)
  • Blending Layers (11:23)
  • Creating Effects (20:19)
  • Animations and Keyframes (13:33)
  • Green Keying (8:02)
  • Mask Tracking (6:56)
  • Preview: Motion Tracking (18:43)
  • 3D Camera Tracking (7:14)
  • Working with Text (8:48)
  • Graphics and Shapes (8:59)
  • Advanced Animations (17:42)
  • Expressions (9:35)
  • Export your Video (9:39)
  • Conclusion (2:48)

Questions? Pop us an email!


Buy or View on Skillshare?

We offer 2 ways to watch this course: via download (one-time payment) or via Skillshare. Skillshare is a platform like Netflix, you pay a monthly fee and access 10,000+ courses. New students get their first 2 months for free.

Do I need a fast computer?

You don’t need a high-end computer. Please check the recommendations from Adobe.

How can I contact the Instructor?

If you need help during the course, Jordy is happy to help you. Skillshare users can use the dedicated discussion. If you purchased the course as a download, there will be a ‘readme’ file which explains how to contact me through email.

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