Graphic Design: Create an Animated Ad

Graphic Design: Create an Animated Ad

Do your posts look boring? Join this course and take them to the next level. Learn to create animated advertisement posts step by step. Are you in?

About this course

Always wondered how to turn your static photos into amazing animated videos? Then, this course is for you. You will learn how to animate any photo by enhancing it with cool 3D visuals. We will work in Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. You will learn how to effectively transfer files between programs and create a final composition.

What project are we going to develop?

Our final project is a fashion advertisement post. It is perfect for an Instagram ad since it is very eye-catching, this type of ads get 10x more engagement. We are going to start with an image of a guy with a skateboard. We will cut out the background and adjust the colors. Later, we will add a background, 3D shapes and animate all the objects.

What will you learn?

  • How to cut out objects
  • Using Camera Raw filter and adjusting colors
  • How to create 3D shapes in Illustrator
  • What Puppet Tool is and how to use it to animate anything
  • How to properly export and place files in After Effects
  • Animating object’s position
  • Properly exporting objects from After Effects

Who is this course for?

This course is for everyone who wants to wow people with their visuals.

Some requirements are to have at least basic knowledge about Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of some tools and navigation would be enough. After Effects knowledge is not required but would make the course easier for you to understand.

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Course Details

Beginner level 2h 1m 11 lessons 1,618 users 1 attachment


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


Farid Sukurov
Farid Sukurov
Farid Sukurov Teacher