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Level 1 – Adobe After Effects for Beginners Class

Categories: Adobe Creative Cloud Classes | Adobe After Effects Classes

Learn the basics of vector animation in Adobe After Effects for Beginners

Class Description

Today’s businesses need dynamic visual effects and motion graphics to help build engaging visual content. In the Adobe After Effects for Beginners (Level 1) class at Digital Workshop Center, you will learn to create content for commercial video and motion picture production, designs for the web, and graphics for use in presentations. Learn how to become a visual effects professional and impress your audience with breathtaking motion graphics.

Adobe After Effects for Beginners is hands-on and intensive, but designed to help make difficult topics easier to understand. Your instructor, an Adobe Certified Expert, will work with you closely to make sure that you avoid common mistakes when creating, designing and exporting 2D/3D compositions and vector animation projects.

Adobe After Effects for Beginners Classes at Digital Workshop Center
Class Objectives - Adobe After Effects for Beginners at Digital Workshop Center

Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Adobe After Effects for Beginners class, students will be able to:

  • Explore the Adobe After Effects environment and workflow
  • Work with a composition and apply special effects
  • Create transparencies and 2D animations
  • Color correct video and replace/remove unwanted elements
  • Integrate Adobe After Effects with other applications
  • Output video files
Class Includes - Digital Workshop Center

Class Includes:

  • 14 hours of training
  • Professional Textbook
  • Download materials with practice examples
  • Free access to CoWorking space on class days (FC Only)
  • One month of technical support
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • Certificate of Completion
General Information - Digital Wiorkshop Center

General Info:

  • Target student: Beginner
  • Coursework may be assigned outside of class
  • Computer & software provided in class
  • Class size limited
Class Pre Requisites - Digital Workshop Center


*It is also recommended that you have the Adobe After Effects software before starting class.  You can purchase the software or obtain a trial from
Training Type

Instructor led and small class size.  Student-paced learning model and structured hands-on activities.  Available for Private or Group Sessions.

Financial Aid

Click here to learn more about financial aid options including DWC’s 6-month payment plan, WIOA Workforce grant funding and more.

Certificate Programs

This class is part of our Fundamental Video Design Certificate Program

Terms & Conditions

Please read our Terms and Conditions before you register.

Available Public Classes

Dates/Times Information
Tue 7-24-2018
   9:00am - 12:30pm
Thu 7-26-2018
   9:00am - 12:30pm
Tue 7-31-2018
   9:00am - 12:30pm
Thu 8-02-2018
   9:00am - 12:30pm

Live Classes

Price: $1325.00
Space Available: 4 seat(s)
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Community Room

Course Closing Date: 7-22-2018
Instructor(s): Phillip Broste

Live Online classes

Price: $1335.00
Space Available(Online): 4 seat(s)
Location: Online
Choose Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - Online

Available Private Training

Digital Workshop Center offers each class in a private, one-on-one format. Private training may be scheduled around your availability and customized to your specific needs.

Consulting allows you to work one on one with your instructor, but does not follow a class curriculum.

If the public class schedule above is not ideal, please choose from the following options: