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After Effects: Advanced Photoshop Integration

Rich Harrington

About this course

After Effects has a powerful toolset, but there are some things Photoshop just excels at. Namely, manipulating raw images, color, and perspective. In this course, Richard Harrington shows video professionals how to fully integrate Photoshop into a variety of After Effects workflows, including repairing images and building new assets for motion graphics and video effects. There's a lot to learn! Start watching to incorporate Photoshop's advanced tools into your next After Effects project.

 
Topics include:

  • Preparing Photoshop files for transfer
  • Working with raw images
  • Using Photoshop's advanced typographic controls
  • Designing with layer styles
  • Correcting lens issues and artifacts
  • Creating perspective with Vanishing Point
  • Creating LUTs with Photoshop
  • Creating realistic focus effects for backdrops and keying
  • Mastering the Content-Aware tools

Curriculum2h 56m

  • Exercise Files
  • What You’ll Learn in this Course
  • Who this Course is Ideal for
  • Preparing Photoshop Files for Transfer
  • Layer Naming Strategies
  • Aligning & Distributing Layers
  • Preview
    Organizing with Groups & Smart Objects
  • Color Coding for Future Edits
  • File Format Options for Animation
  • Working with Raw Images
  • Raw Format Overviews
  • Converting to DNG Files
  • Developing with Adobe Camera Raw
  • Preview
    Managing Sidecar Files
  • Embedding Raw Images Inside Smart Objects
  • Advanced Typographic Controls
  • Layout Options with Point vs. Paragraph Text
  • Using Advanced Alignment Controls
  • Controlling Line Breaks with Every-Line Composer Options
  • Choosing the Right Aliasing Method
  • Using Spell-Check in Photoshop
  • Designing with Layer Styles
  • Preview
    The Role of Layer Styles
  • Creating Depth & Perspective with Layer Styles
  • Creating Custom Textures & Overlays
  • Exporting Layer Styles for Animation in After Effects
  • Saving Style Libraries
  • Correcting Lens Issues & Artifacts
  • Fixing Perspective & Keystoning with Upright
  • Removing Lens Distortion
  • Removing Wide Angle Distortion
  • Removing Chromatic Aberration
  • Exporting Corrected Video
  • Creating Perspective with Vanishing Point Exchange
  • Cloning with Vanishing Point
  • Preview
    Drawing Perspective Planes
  • Exporting 3D Objects
  • Animating with Vanishing Point
  • Creating LUTs with Photoshop
  • The Role of LUTs
  • Creating & Saving a LUT in Photoshop
  • Loading a LUT in After Effects
  • Create Realistic Focus Effects for Backdrops & Keying
  • Creating Depth with the Camera Lens Blur Effect
  • Creating Depth with the Blur Gallery
  • Converting a Blur Effect to a Depth Matte
  • Animating Depth Blurs in After Effects
  • Mastering Content-Aware Tools Photoshop
  • Cleaning Up a Background Plate
  • Extending a Background
  • Reshaping an Image
  • Goodbye

About this course

After Effects has a powerful toolset, but there are some things Photoshop just excels at. Namely, manipulating raw images, color, and perspective. In this course, Richard Harrington shows video professionals how to fully integrate Photoshop into a variety of After Effects workflows, including repairing images and building new assets for motion graphics and video effects. There's a lot to learn! Start watching to incorporate Photoshop's advanced tools into your next After Effects project.

 
Topics include:

  • Preparing Photoshop files for transfer
  • Working with raw images
  • Using Photoshop's advanced typographic controls
  • Designing with layer styles
  • Correcting lens issues and artifacts
  • Creating perspective with Vanishing Point
  • Creating LUTs with Photoshop
  • Creating realistic focus effects for backdrops and keying
  • Mastering the Content-Aware tools

Curriculum2h 56m

  • Exercise Files
  • What You’ll Learn in this Course
  • Who this Course is Ideal for
  • Preparing Photoshop Files for Transfer
  • Layer Naming Strategies
  • Aligning & Distributing Layers
  • Preview
    Organizing with Groups & Smart Objects
  • Color Coding for Future Edits
  • File Format Options for Animation
  • Working with Raw Images
  • Raw Format Overviews
  • Converting to DNG Files
  • Developing with Adobe Camera Raw
  • Preview
    Managing Sidecar Files
  • Embedding Raw Images Inside Smart Objects
  • Advanced Typographic Controls
  • Layout Options with Point vs. Paragraph Text
  • Using Advanced Alignment Controls
  • Controlling Line Breaks with Every-Line Composer Options
  • Choosing the Right Aliasing Method
  • Using Spell-Check in Photoshop
  • Designing with Layer Styles
  • Preview
    The Role of Layer Styles
  • Creating Depth & Perspective with Layer Styles
  • Creating Custom Textures & Overlays
  • Exporting Layer Styles for Animation in After Effects
  • Saving Style Libraries
  • Correcting Lens Issues & Artifacts
  • Fixing Perspective & Keystoning with Upright
  • Removing Lens Distortion
  • Removing Wide Angle Distortion
  • Removing Chromatic Aberration
  • Exporting Corrected Video
  • Creating Perspective with Vanishing Point Exchange
  • Cloning with Vanishing Point
  • Preview
    Drawing Perspective Planes
  • Exporting 3D Objects
  • Animating with Vanishing Point
  • Creating LUTs with Photoshop
  • The Role of LUTs
  • Creating & Saving a LUT in Photoshop
  • Loading a LUT in After Effects
  • Create Realistic Focus Effects for Backdrops & Keying
  • Creating Depth with the Camera Lens Blur Effect
  • Creating Depth with the Blur Gallery
  • Converting a Blur Effect to a Depth Matte
  • Animating Depth Blurs in After Effects
  • Mastering Content-Aware Tools Photoshop
  • Cleaning Up a Background Plate
  • Extending a Background
  • Reshaping an Image
  • Goodbye