A crash course for motion design beginners

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One year ago, I knew next to nothing about building motion. It didn’t help that the prospect sounded scary — motion means animating, right? And animating means I have to—what—design across time? I just mastered organizing my Sketch symbols, but okay.

After several months of diving headfirst into After Effects (it’s the industry standard for motion graphics), I’m glad to say I’ve learned the ropes of both After Effects and motion design in general. …

Stephanie Embry

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