In this lesson our instructor gives an in depth interface tour of After Effects. He discusses the workspace, project window, and compositions. Then he talks about layers, timeline, preview, audio, text, and rendering.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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