Module 9 – Summary

In module 9 I learned about special effects and layer styles. I also learned about the luma and chroma effect. This module was important to learn because it taught me more about layers and how to manage them. The final thing that I learned in this module was how to change the screen color, and background color.

Module 8 – Summary

In Module 8 I learned how to use video effects in After Effects. This Module was important because I was confused about video effects before. The main thing I learned from this Module was how to add colors to a video. My favorite part of the module was learning about the different backgrounds that you can use with different colors.

Module 7 – Summary

In Module 7 I learned how to use shapes in After Effects. Shapes are important in After Effects because if you know how to use them right you can make some great projects. Another reason that this module was important because it helped me learn more about the pen tool and that is very important in After Effects.

Module 6 – Summary

In module 6 I learned more about text and text keyframes. This was an important module because keyframes are very important in After Effects. This was also an important module because it taught me how to format characters. Formatting characters is important because After Effects does a lot of formatting. One new thing I learned is the Vertical Type Tool.

Module 5 – Summary

In Module 5 I learned how to use masks in After Effects. This was an important module because masking is an important part of After Effects. In this module I also learned how to use the stroke tool. This was important because it makes the words look better. In this module I also learned how to use the green screen effect. That is important because it opens up a lot of different possibilities.

Module 4 – Summary

In this module I learned how to use color correction and color grading. This module was important for me to learn because it showed me how to change a picture’s color if I ever needed to. I also learned how to use the effect controls panel in After Effects. I had trouble with the color correction module in the beginning, but after I rewatched the videos I figured it out. This module was also important because I learned another skill that I will eventually need to use.

Module 3 – Summary

In Module 3, I learned how to create 3D layers and edit them. I also learned how to use the light tool for both spot light and smooth light. I also learned how to use x rotation and y rotation. This module was important because it showed me how to make 3D layers and how to make words look bolder and pop out more. One thing I had trouble with was creating the 3D layer in the beginning, but after I rewatched the video and I eventually figured it out.