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After Effects - Motion Graphics & Data Visualization

Hi there, my name is Dan. I’m a Adobe Certified Instructor and I LOVE animating infographics & bringing potentially boring data to life using After Effects through Data Visualization.

This course is for beginners. You don’t need any previous knowledge in VFX Compositing or any motion graphics experience. We’ll start with the super basics, taking simple icons breathing life into to them with After Effects.

We’ll work through a real life projects, connecting Excel into After Effects to transform your boring spreadsheet data into approachable visual information. We’ll experiment with lighting & cameras. We’ll do some fun things with masking, looking at how important sound is in your presentation, all the way through to exporting for Youtube, Powerpoint and all sorts of social media including animated GIFS.

There are projects for you to complete, so you can practice your VFX visual effects skills and use these for your portfolio. There is a cheat sheet and I’ve got exercise files so you can play along. I will also save my files as I go through each video so that you can compare yours to mine - handy if something goes wrong.

Know that I will be around to help - if you get lost you can drop a post on the video 'Questions and Answers' below each video and I'll be sure to get back to you.

What are you waiting for? Lets get making.

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Rating 4.6 based on 694 ratings
Length 6.5 total hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $17
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Instructors Daniel Walter Scott, Instructor HQ
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Language English
Subjects Art & Design
Tags Design 3D & Animation

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motion graphics

I feel I have good basics to start creating my own motion graphics for my youtube videos.

Learned a lot from this one :) Lots of tips & tricks for motion graphics and AE in general will be very helpful in the long run !!

Thanks Dan for the course, I've learned some really useful skills in motion graphics.

Hopefully you'll come out with more course that's related to motion graphics or probably how to integrate both AE and XD, as you know, some of the animations just couldn't do it with XD alone...

The content is great and the presenter is engaging, however I find at times he goes a bit quick and i have o pause and rewind the video It is super cool Animation The best course for Motion graphics ??

This course covered most of the details that you will need to create a data-driven motion graphics.

Already bought the next course about Motion Graphics.

I have been using After Effects for a while – just wanted a different look/understanding on how someone else works and approaches motion graphics.

Great course Great foundation course for anyone who wants to get into After effects animation and motion graphics.

I liked this course, really helpful... Really easy to follow The course is amazing, it covers a great a aspect of motion graphics from simpler things to more advanced.

I have two of your courses of Motion Graphics and others (Ps, Id).

Now i want to dive in into motion graphics and this course seemed like the real deal for me.

He's a very personable and easy to listen to, and he gives you exactly what you need to get started in AE motion graphics.

Would love a motion graphics advanced course from him to create videos like Vox.

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easy to follow along

I already had an understanding and experience with AE but this training is giving me loads of value in terms of best practices, the instructor makes it really easy to follow along and so much more.

Super easy to follow along.

I've found the course to be clear, interesting, easy to follow along and really good fun!

Easy to follow along and have learned a lot already in just a few lessons!

Really informative and easy to follow along.

The pace, detail and clarity set by Daniel, makes it very easy to follow along.

explications claires Very informative and easy to follow along.

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adobe after effects

I took different courses before this one on Adobe After Effects NONE as much useful as this!

However, I feel like I've only learned some of the basics in Adobe After Effects..

I haven't used Adobe After Effects in a year or two now, so it's good to pick up where I left off.

The course starts with Adobe After Effects and Adobe Illustrator - important to know, and moves into some Photoshop and Excel and PowerPoint and animated gifs.

Really good course for those interested in data visualization as well as an overview of adobe after effects.

This one is no different and I'm already much more comfortable in Adobe After Effects.

I'm just tacking Adobe After Effects for the first time, and I'm learning a whole lot about how the program works, as well as a few cool animation techniques.

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highly recommend this course

I highly recommend this course to anyone interested in learning how to create simple motion graphic videos.

I highly recommend this course.

I highly recommend this course to anyone interested in this field.

Even though this aims to infographic design, I highly recommend this course to all animation designers and students.

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step by step

Daniel takes things step by step in order to help you understand why you're doing what you're doing, with plenty of insightful tips, tricks, and humor along the way.

Thank you soooo much Excellent, the teacher is methodical, takes you step by step, professional but friendly attitude makes it fun to learn.

the pace is very fast, the instructor is not explaining the basics concepts and the tools of Adobe After Effects step by step , this course is not recommended for beginners.

Very clean and easy to understand step by step processes.

teach step by step very clearly Didnt tell me how to get Afters effects Nice voices!

explains things very well, and goes step by step.

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daniel walter scott

Great course, as each one by Daniel Walter Scott :) Started as a complete beginner, ended with very solid practical knowledge Dan is a really great educator.

Daniel Walter Scott è un valido tutor.

Another great course by Daniel Walter Scott!

Daniel Walter Scott really is a great teacher.

Thank you Daniel Walter Scott.

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data visualization

I recommend this course for all beginners who want to learn about data visualization in After Effects and Illustrator.

Now I understand better how the things work :) Pretty good for people without experience, that just want to do some tricks with data visualization without taking to much time out of their schedules.

I like that it's oriented to a very applicable goal (data visualization), as it prevents you from drifting off in a sea of tips and tricks and general software operation classes, but it does indeed round out a lot of corners and help you improve; before you even get to the data part, there's a wealth of knowledge and exercises that allow you to understand the different functions and elements of After Effects.

He shows you some of the general things you need to know before you start doing data visualization.

I came in knowing about after effect but this course help me learn more when it comes to the Data Visualization and I enjoy Daniel as an instructor made me feel like i was actually in a classroom .

Awesome experience here, Daniel is a great instructor and he will teach you in a very entertain way the basics of Data Visualization.

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teaching style

I like his teaching style and he is very knowledgeable.

Great introduction to actually learn the elements that get glossed over in you tube tutorials I really enjoyed Dan's teaching style.

It's really easy to follow and I like the teaching style as it doesn't feel too formal.

I think i'm gonna have a lot of fun learning animating data.. Daniel is for me, one of the best tutors in udemy...like your teaching style.

He is an amazing teacher and all his courses are absolutely helpful and his teaching style is funny.

The teaching style is fresh and motivating.

Love your teaching style.

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looking forward

Looking forward to do more course with Dan.

Looking forward to another advanced class for the next level.

Looking forward to end it and see how much I’ve learned!

looking forward to learn more!

I'm looking forward to putting some of these new techniques into practice.

Looking forward to the rest of it.

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real world

Daniel is engaging and covers lots of ground with real world projects and handy reusable exercises.

This instructor was fun and gave some really nice real world projects for us to do.

Practical and well-paced with useful real world information and an instructor that has a very enjoyable way of presenting the content.

The examples are very applicable in the real world.

It's a a really great course - engaging, good pace and all relevant 'real world' examples.

Highly recommend it to anyone wanting to start learning about motion graphic in Ae I really enjoyed this course, and was able to apply what I learnt immediately and in real world projects.

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get started

Can't wait to get started on my own projects.

Dan did such a good job explaining everything and I feel ready to get started in After Effects!

Awesome Class A really great course with detailed explanations -- doing the project at the end is a good way to get started on a motion graphics portfolio.

Well worth the time... Real great if you want to get started on your own projects immediately I learned some very useful things and I like Daniel's way of giving information.

This course has very quickly enabled me to get started on my own projects.

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will definitely

Will definitely be using these tricks in my projects!

Will definitely be purchasing more from you in the near future.

I wish we could buy a "gift box" of all of his classes because I will definitely purchase all of them!

Will definitely will be very useful for my career.

Will definitely be helpful for my job and creating motion graphics for our presentations & social media.

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Rating 4.6 based on 694 ratings
Length 6.5 total hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $17
From Udemy
Instructors Daniel Walter Scott, Instructor HQ
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects Art & Design
Tags Design 3D & Animation

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