Adobe is a hugely popular piece of software that covers a wide range of basics, from motion graphics and simple title sequences to full-blown 3D special effects and animation. It is available as part of Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite of design tools, giving all the sharing and other benefits that provides.

Whether you’re a graphic designer seeking to expand your skillset or an animator wanting to see how Adobe’s workhorse can fit into your workflow, we’ve gathered together a great collection of tutorials for you to check out. 

These are divided into handy sections for you to scroll through, and so whether you’re a total novice or a seasoned AE veteran, you’re sure to find a tutorial that’s right for your skill level.

What do you use Adobe After Effects for?

Adobe After Effects CC is an animation, motion graphics, and creative compositing application. As well as assisting in the creation of everything from simple to complex animations, After Effects can be used to create cinematic film titles, transitions, and special effects. Designers, animators and compositors use motion graphic software like After Effects to create visual effects and manipulated video content for TV, movies, and the web.

Beginner: getting started with After Effects

Intermediate: going further in After Effects

Next page: more intermediate tutorials – tools, effects, and other software

Intermediate: utilising After Effects tools

Intermediate: working with other software

Intermediate: creating effects in After Effects

Next page: advanced After Effects projects

Advanced: After Effects projects

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