After Effects Tutorial: 4.0

Here is my last tutorial of the course! For this one, I got to play around with the 3D mode in After Effects and camera layers to add movement and depth. I used my file from the second Illustrator tutorial that I did. I switched out the blue background for this one with a meadow. I’m…

Week 9.0: After Effects

We’re almost at the end of the semester and that means that projects are due, finals are coming up and Christmas is just around the corner! For RTA 103, my final project is a 10 second long motion graphic of my favourite book, Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower. The animation revolves around the growing…

After Effects Tutorial: 3.0

  Does this look familiar to you? Well, that’s because this week I re-used my Photoshop assignment from weeks two and three to put together this motion graphic! That’s right, I learned how to incorporate PS files into After Effects. It wasn’t too different from importing an AI file for example but the naming of…

After Effects Tutorial: 2.0

Out of all the things that I will take away from this course, it will be the art of masking. We saw it in Photoshop, Illustrator and now After Effects. This tutorial introduced masking in AE. Similar to the transformation tools we used last week, masking paths, feathering and opacity were used. A mask was used…

Week 8: Storytelling & Transmedia

Digital Media is one of my favourite lectures to go to. It’s always engaging, fun and the subjects we cover truly interest me. This week was no exception. We had a guest speaker come a present during Tuesday’s lecture. Ryerson professor by day and transmedia storyteller by night, Ramona Pringle spoke on her successful transmedia…