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Expressions trip

Expressions help you to save time and focus on animation and not on hundreds of routine actions. Learn how to create whole rig systems in After Effects to achieve maximum efficiency!

What's the result?

This course will teach you to understand and to write your own expressions. You’ll get so much more than just theory. It will be a real practice with unique and complex illustrations. You’ll finally get rid of tons of useless keyframes and get your work automized. We’ll show you how to work with many functions and teach you so many cool and unique techniques that will save your precious time.

Level
Intermediate ?

You’ve already started taking the first steps in the sphere and have a basic understanding of the work principles of this soft.

Lessons
12
Duration
6.5 hours

This course will give you new opportunities and free you from the fears of using expressions

Expressions. Something from another planet.

You see other people using Expressions but you don’t know a thing about them and you’re too scared to start?

Expressions are an integral AE part that gives more opportunities than you’ll ever get with an interface. Expressions will make your projects more flexible and will save you hours of work.

I don’t know programming at all

You did try to learn it but still no luck?

Well, you won’t need programming skills with Expressions. You’ll learn the basics in your first lessons.

I can hardly find where to use them

You know how they work yet have no idea how to apply them?

You need good practice based on complex illustrations where you’ll get the best out of Expressions.

I love the routine

There’s nothing wrong with routine but you have no idea how much time you actually waste!

You’ll learn tons of helpful functions and they’ll change the way you work forever.

Math for kids

So you see maths functions and operations in Expressions and it keeps pushing you away?

Good news! AE has all the tools to change the way you see them. And we’ll give you some great examples to free you from any fear of using them. You’ll get your thirst for knowledge back!

Who will benefit from this course?

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Motion designers

This course will be perfect for both beginners and advanced motion designers. Also, it is great for motion designers who want to organize and optimize their projects for work and sales with stocks and explainers.

Animators

Aspiring and professional animators who just got into motion and have no programming experience.

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Programmers

Programmers who want to try their hand in graphics and animations

What will I learn in the Expression Trip course?

You’ll get to know where to start. We’ll tell you some details about the whole educational process and show you the soft you’ll need plus some extra stuff you may find helpful.
Parenting, Wiggle, time, value, noise. You’ll learn the expression basics here. You’ll get to know how they work and what they are. We’ll talk about parentings, arrays, time, value, noise, loop wiggle and will make it easy and accessible to learn about them in your very first lesson.
Learn how to make your own sliders and polish your skills completing everyday tasks. We’ll scatter stars all over the night sky in just two clicks and we’ll learn how to control them at the same time.
You will learn loop variations and get to practice with them. We’ll go deeper into expressions. You’ll learn how to parent layers and create generative clouds.
In this lesson, we’ll see how if/else work and we’ll use them to add some variativity to our elements. You’ll learn more about Math functions and add more flexibility while using fewer keyframes.
Learn how to use the most powerful expressions that can free you from the keyframe slavery. Create a dynamic graphic constructor. We’ll create a loop while using no keyframes at all!
Learn how to easily change color schemes in your projects and create your own pseudo effects. Save a lot of time on your projects using them
We will begin working with advanced techniques. We’ll start with a flexible parallax and will breathe life In our city.
Path animation, Crab dance. Learn how to work with path and how to use it.
We’ll create a flexible stylized fire generator.
Learn how to animate Godzilla and make it walk just by moving its position. Create a destroyed city using one slider.
The basis that will help you understand what the scripts are, how they differ from the expressions and which advantages they provide. You will create a simple script that will help you in the animation.
In this lesson, you will make a script that will automatically add Bend It to all selected layers and add a controller with which you can smoothly change parameters of all effects simultaneously.

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Meet your tutors

Meet the team behind the courses by Motion Design School and all of the helpful tips and tricks we post on social media. We have gone all the way from a tiny team to a large-scale and well-organized company that produces quality courses and is always ready to experiment and accept new challenges.

Yaroslav Kononov

School founder

Denys Bondartsov

Scripts & Expressions Guru

Denys Siurin

Course support
Expressions trip
  • Use expressions to become super productive in After Effects.
  • Automate your projects to the max and speed up your workflow by 5 times.
  • Get to know expressions and scripts and learn how to create your own.
  • A thoroughly designed course program for motion designers of any skill level.
  • Get professional experience with complex and unique projects.
  • Over a hundred different expressions will make your impossible ideas a reality.
  • You never get an extra hour in a day, but you’ll definitely save a few hours to sleep!

Expressions trip

Expressions help you to save time and focus on animation and not on hundreds of routine actions. Learn how to create whole rig systems in After Effects to achieve maximum efficiency!

Level
Intermedia ?

You never get an extra hour in a day, but you’ll definitely save a few hours to sleep!

Lessons
12
Duration
6.5 hours
100% money back guarantee

If unhappy with the course, you can request a refund within 14 days after the purchase and get every cent back. Courses purchased before the actual starting date refund can be requested up to 14 days after the first lesson becomes available. Note: not applicable if purchased with a discount coupon

Student and location discounts

Not-so-good exchange rate? (i.e. India/Brazil). Get in touch to get a coupon. Student? Email us from your student email or attach your student ID.

Frequently asked questions

You can find After Effects here: https://www.adobe.com/products/aftereffects.html. It will be enough to work with the trial for some time, but we highly recommend buying a license.

This course was designed for those motion designers who already have some basic experience in AE. The whole curriculum is focused on working with expressions.

No, you don’t. We’ll help you how understand and teach you how to write your own expressions from scratch. In this course you’re going to learn programming basics too.

In this course we’ll work with expressions of different difficulty levels. You’ll easily find a use for the basic ones. And you’ll get better in programming and maths with practice. You don’t have to be an expert here, it’s just another skill you’ll get soon for sure.

If no presale or discount activities are happening, you can get in touch with us to receive a $50-off coupon. We provide coupons for countries not-so-good exchange rates and for students.

We consider a country with a not-so-good exchange rate a country, where the currency rate is more than $1 to 10 units of local currency. For example, 10.5 Botswana Pula equals $1. If your country's currency rate is lower than 1:10, we do not consider your country as a country with a not so good exchange rate.

We consider you a student if you have a valid student email address (@***.edu) and/or a valid student ID. Please either write to us from your student email or attach a picture of your student id so that we can verify your student status.

Please double check if there are no presale, sales or discount activities happening as we do not provide coupons during these periods.

If you're disappointed for whatever reason, you'll get every cent back within 14 days after the purchase. Whether you select to complete the purchase in a single or in several payments.

Note that it only applies to purchases without a discount. So if you would like to use a discount coupon or complete a purchase of several products with a discount, you will be not eligible for the refund.

Yes, all the artwork you create on the course belongs to you. You can share and tweet and dribbble whatever animation you create. We would be grateful if you mention our school while sharing, we have @motiondesignschool accounts almost on every network.

You’ll get the best out of it within a month spending 10 hours per week. You can watch all the videos within a day but you’ll have to practice a lot to get a real result. We highly recommend you to dedicate a couple of days to do all the tasks and practice after each lesson.

This course will help you to upgrade your workflow and you’ll be able to work on more complicated projects. You’ll simplify and automate your projects for creating templates and selling them on stocks.

This course is focused on using expressions and optimization, but you’ll also get a lot of works for your portfolio. Your flexibility and speed of work will make you stand out in a crowd of competitors.

This course has subtitles, which makes the content easier for understanding and lets you check the unknown words in the dictionary, if needed.