Psychedelic Animation with Photoshop and After Effects Free Tutorial Download
Explore your imagination and design futuristic abstract animations full of color
Trippy, colorful, and psychedelic are all terms that have been used to describe the unique illustration style of Klarens Malluta. For three years, the young visual artist has been sharing daily animations with his online audience, uploading his creations as a way of continually practicing and improving his work.
In this course, discover the colorful universe of psychedelic animation alongside Klarens. Transform simple pictures into retrofuturistic works of art and connect with your audience’s emotions. Combine Adobe Photoshop and After Effects to create trippy animations to share with the world.
About this course
COURSE TABLE OF CONTENTS
U2The Trippy Effect
U3Production: Preparing Colorful Textures in Photoshop
U4Working with After Effects
U6Post Production: Finalizing & Exporting
Start your course by getting to know your teacher, Klarens Malluta. He explains how he began illustrating, why he started creating artwork every day, and some different artists who influence his work. Then, briefly go through the different topics that are covered in this course.
Klarens explains the different aspects of his trippy style. He shows you its origins and how you can use it in your work to develop your own unique aesthetic. Learn the best ways to begin with creating daily and where to find images for getting started.
Start editing the texture of your images in Photoshop. Learn how to create textures, work with silhouettes, and blend pictures. Export your images from Photoshop to begin your final project in After Effects.
Discover the world of After Effects and learn to animate the textures you created in Photoshop. Try creating your own textures in After Effects and start experimenting with effects like Card Dance, Turbulent Displace, Wave Warp, Liquify, and Colorama.
Now it’s time to bring it all together. Learn three different techniques for making types of trippy animations: glowing, liquid, and animated overlays. Finally, make some fine adjustments and export your animation to share online or in your portfolio.
What is this course’s project?
Create an original animated illustration based on a picture, using Photoshop and After Effects to achieve a playful style full of color.