After Effects for Graphic Design

Complete After Effects for Graphic Design


As a graphic designer, you must constantly improve your talents and create distinctive visuals in order to succeed in this competitive field. Learn how to utilise After Effects to produce extraordinary graphics for your projects and set yourself apart from the competition.

This highly engaging After Effects for Graphic Design training improves your after effect skills for design tasks. The lectures have been developed to help you become familiar with the After Effects interface. You’ll discover how to add special effects to your images and create eye-catching patterns and textures. In time, you will come to grips with the specific skills to generate artwork from almost nothing!

Enrol right now and let the world know about your incredible designs!

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed, and CPD acknowledged certificates. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.


After completing this course's assessment, you will be eligible for:

OE Certificate@2x-100 (1) (1) (1)

The CPD QS accredited certificate is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

You can Order Your CPD QS Accredited Certificate from here.

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of your new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £79. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

You can Order Your QLS Endorsed Certificate from here.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an acknowledged lesson. One Education will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Study This Course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring expert or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an acknowledged certificate attesting to your knowledge.

The After Effects for Graphic Design is fully available to anyone, and no previous lessons are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
Using After Effects for Design Projects 00:02:00
About the Exercise Files 00:01:00
A Brief Intro to After Effects 00:02:00
Getting Comfortable with the After Effects Interface 00:06:00
Importing Photoshop Files 00:05:00
Exporting Photoshop, JPG, and PNG Files 00:05:00
Section 02: Creating Special Effects
Creating an Editorial Graphic 00:09:00
Add a Dramatic Lighting Effect 00:07:00
Adding a Page Curl 00:07:00
Creating a Burst of Light 00:08:00
Color Keying for Transparent Imagery 00:07:00
Color Keying for Advanced Transparency – Part 1 00:06:00
Color Keying for Advanced Transparency – Part 2 00:05:00
Section 03: Creating Patterns and Textures
Creating a Kaleidoscope Pattern 00:05:00
Generating a Unique Texture 00:06:00
Create Line Art from a Photo 00:04:00
Shapes with Radio Waves 00:07:00
Interlocking Zig Zag Pattern 00:08:00
Section 04: Generating Artwork from (Almost) Nothing
Enhancing an Illustration with Lightning 00:07:00
Enhancing an Illustration with Rain 00:06:00
Creating a Water Surface Part 1 00:05:00
Creating a Water Surface Part 2 00:07:00
Creating a Water Surface Part 3 00:04:00
Making Realistic Melted Chocolate Part 1 00:06:00
Making Realistic Melted Chocolate Part 2 00:05:00
Creating Bubbles for Champagne Part 1 00:07:00
Creating Bubbles for Champagne Part 2 00:09:00
Section 05: Where to Go from Here
Where to Go from Here 00:01:00
Assignment – After Effects for Graphic Design 6 days, 3 hours
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