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Learn how to animate a line illustration

Learn how to animate a line illustration

Breakfast! The fuel for a day full of activities and animating this coffee set!

About this course

On this course, you’ll learn how to animate lines and shapes on Adobe After Effects. We’re going to create a simple illustration, and then we’re going to animate it!

This is perfect for adding some extra flair to any illustration while also adding a new skill to your portfolio.

What project are we going to develop?

We're going to create a simple looping animation of a set of different elements related to coffee (a coffee mug, a coffee pot and a cupcake). It’s meant to work as an animated GIF.

Who’s this course for? Requirements

I'll be teaching you some basic and intermediate aspects of After Effects, so any basic knowledge of this software is recommended, but it’s not essential.

The same thing applies to Adobe Illustrator; you can jump into this course even if you don’t have any experience with it, but some basic knowledge is recommended.

You'll need a copy of Adobe After Effects CC and Adobe Illustrator CC for this course.

Also, on the final step, we’ll be using Adobe Photoshop CC to export the animation as a GIF, but this is entirely optional.

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Course Details

Intermediate level 1h 43m 10 lessons 80 users


After Effects After Effects Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop


Diego Barrionuevo
Diego Barrionuevo
Diego BarrionuevoTeacher

Diego Barrionuevo is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was born in 1984 and grew up surrounded by videogames, comic books and cartoons. Nowadays, he draws inspiration from that material to create all kinds of projects - from art for videogames to vector illustrations and motion graphics.

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