In After Effects, a Composition is the container that holds you project—all your photos, videos, and layers exist inside this powerful organizing structure. In this lesson from David Bode's course, After Effects for Beginners, you'll learn the basics of compositions, or 'comps'.
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Ready to keep going with After Effects? You can watch the rest of this in-depth course with an Envato Elements subscription: learn how to use After Effects from the absolute beginning, working quickly through a series of tutorials. You'll learn professional techniques and start creating great videos—Dave covers all the essentials, including tools, workflows, keyframing, comps and precomping, shapes, masks, and the animation tricks you need to get started.
More After Effects Tutorials
For more free After Effects education check out these tutorials:
- VideoWelcome to After Effects: a Quick Tour of the Interface for BeginnersJackson Couse
- VideoHow to Control and Modify Media With the Core Tools in After EffectsJackson Couse
- VideoHow to Set Up After Effects for Speed, Efficiency, and StabilityJackson Couse
- VideoHow to Use the Project, Composition and Timeline Panels in After EffectsJackson Couse
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