The Complete Beginner's Guide to Animation Bundle

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What's Included

Save Time in Character Animation in After Effects
  • Experience level required: Beginner
  • Access 39 lectures & 4.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

39 Lessons (4.5h)

  • Section 1. Introduction
  • Section 2. Rigging The Character
  • Section 3. Turning The Head
  • Section 4. Setting Up Controllers
  • Section 5. Activating Controllers
  • Section 6. Setting Up The Lip Sync
  • Section 6. Setting Up The Lip Sync
  • Section 7. Automated Blinking And Additional Switches
  • Section 8. Animating The Character
  • Section 10. Wrap It Up

Save Time in Character Animation in After Effects

2D Animation 101


With a background of 10 years in the film industry at Autumn Leave Films, and with over 30 short films produced to this date, 2D Animation 101 is a group of animators who love to share everything they know about animation, from pre-production, animation, to post production. Their aim is to equip future animators with all the necessary techniques and tips to help them do better projects. Their courses will help beginners along with intermediate users. They've helped more than 54,000+ students discover techniques and knowledge to start animating their projects.


Want to learn to save time by designing faster? Speed up your animation time with an advanced technique: Rigged Characters. Rigging characters has been used for a few years, but this course will teach you to automate the movements by using expressions (Java code and lots math) inside After Effects. With these skills, you'll be able to move your characters with just clicks and drags.

  • Learn from 38 lectures & 4+ hours of video content
  • Use a powerful rig that calculates everything for you so you only have to make a few clicks & drags to change the position of your character
  • Follow along w/ the included project files & easy-to-follow instructions to achieve this powerful technique
  • Ask any questions & get responses from the instructor
  • Get a tour of After Effects if you are new to it
  • Use the techniques used by professionals at Nickelodeon & Disney

Note: Software NOT included.


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
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  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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