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Adobe After Effects: Learn to Use Shape Tools

(2 students)

This course includes:

01:22:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

10 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion


Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • Understand the tools and workspace in Adobe After Effects.
  • Master the shape and pen tool for creating vector graphics.
  • Create and color a rocket design using shape tools.
  • Animate the rocket design using keyframe animation.
  • Add additional animations to the rocket, such as wings and fire.
  • Finish the rocket animation and export the final product.

Course Overview 

Welcome to Adobe After Effects: Learn to Use Shape Tools, the course that will teach you how to create stunning vector graphics and animations using the powerful shape and pen tools in After Effects. In this course, you will learn everything from the basics of the software to the intricate techniques of designing and animating a rocket. You will have the opportunity to create a real project and learn practical skills that can be used in a variety of creative projects. The course is designed for absolute beginners and those looking to expand their knowledge of Adobe After Effects. With this course, you will learn how to create professional-looking animations that are sure to impress your clients or audience. You will learn how to use shape tools to create and animate your designs, and how to use keyframe animation to bring your project to life.

Course Benefits 

By taking this course, you will benefit from learning the fundamentals of Adobe After Effects, a widely used software in the creative industry. You will learn how to create vector graphics, animate designs, and export your work in a variety of formats. You will also gain practical experience in creating a complete project from start to finish. This course will help you improve your skills and develop a strong foundation in motion graphics and animation. After completing this course, you will have the skills to create professional-quality animations for various purposes, including explainer videos, advertisements, and social media content. You will be able to create eye-catching designs that will help you stand out in a competitive market.

Career Path:

  • Motion Graphics Designer - Create visual content for various mediums such as television, film, and advertising.
  • Animator - Create 2D or 3D animations for a range of industries including film, television, video games, and advertising.
  • Video Editor - Edit and compile footage for various types of video content including commercials, music videos, and films.
  • Graphic Designer - Create visual designs for print or digital media.
  • Multimedia Artist - Use a range of mediums to create art, including digital design, animation, and video.
  • Social Media Content Creator - Create engaging visual content for social media platforms such as Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.
Course content

Adobe After Effects: Learn to Use Shape Tools

01: Introduction


02: Class Project


03: Tools and Workspace


04: Getting to Know Shape and Pen Tool


05: Creating the Rocket


06: Colour the Rocket


07: Animating the Rocket


08: Animating the Wings


09: Animating the Fire


10: Finishing the Rocket Animation


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