2-day After Effects Beginner Boot Camp (online)

A look at the After Effects workspace with a robot cutting a watermelon in the middle
black background, with 11 small pink fish like shapes scattered about
A photo of Lyndon Navalta with short, stylishly mussed hair, gold-rim glasses, and a fancy moustache, surrounded by abstract shapes. Text reads "Lyndon Navalta; Time Well Wasted: Sketches on Hypnosis; March 25, 2022 @ 8pm; 2011 10 Ave SW, Calgary, Free Event!

Please register to take this course


July 07, 2022July 08, 2022

Thursday and Friday evening 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Online on Zoom



After Effects is a vital program to know for any animator! It helps add those specific details and effects to your film that make it extra special.

This workshop is tailored to the animator and will teach basic interface and functionality, motion graphics basics, compositing and effects basics, and more! Led by Lyndon Navalta, one of our amazing members who is an absolute pro at making After Effects do whatever he wants! Check out his work here

Animation experience, as well as fundamental Adobe experience (Photoshop, Illustrator) is highly recommended, but not required.

** Participants must have their OWN After Effects licenses. Please contact Erin at production@quickdrawanimation.ca if you need a license, but our numbers are heavily limited.

After registering, participants will be emailed the Zoom link one week before the workshop begins.


This is a Pre-requisite for After Effects Experimental Compositing! If you enjoy this sort of thing, we definitely recommend going for the full set of skills provided by Lyndon!

Workshop Details

  • Participants will learn through a series of exercises how to use the basics of Adobe After Effects
  • Compositing and effects basics to get you ready for finishing your films!
  • Motion graphics basics and tricks of the trade!
  • Fundamental animation knowledge
  • YOUR OWN Adobe License
  • Basic experience in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator recommended.
  • A computer with a webcam that can run Zoom and has internet access.