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How to Animate a Landscape Painting in Adobe After Effects

Welcome to the Course


Bring your digital paintings to life using these animation techniques in Adobe After Effects!

In this course, Jonathan Lam will walk you step by step through the process of adding stunning and eye-catching animations to your scene. Using a painting by professional digital artist Henrik Evensen, you'll learn how to add and connect the different natural elements, such as wind, moving grass, and clouds, from scratch. You’ll also learn how to match the final keyframe with the first, so that the whole animation can be seamlessly looped.

These techniques are extremely flexible and can be easily applied to your own digital paintings!

This course is perfect for artists and designers, whether you're experienced or new to After Effects. By the end of the course, you’ll have a better understanding of the tools you need to animate a painting in Adobe After Effects.

See the the full animation in action on YouTube.

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