Animate Explainer Videos From Storyboard to Animation


Learn how to animate explainer videos with motion graphics techniques from scratch.

What you’ll learn

  • Animate stunning motion graphics videos on your own
  • Improve your animation with animation principles and curves
  • Understand the basics of After Effects
  • Use hottest professional techniques to improve workflow and be more efficient


  • No previous knowledge is required. Basic knowledge of adobe suite software will make this course easier to follow.
  • Download any version of Adobe After Effects. In the course, we’re using the latest Adobe Suites.


Explainer videos are animated video contents that explain a business and also convey the value of a business. There are so many awesome explainer videos created for all kinds of businesses to drive traffic and sales as well as generating awareness for their products and services.

Explainer videos are in high demand. Once you know how to animate explainer videos, it will make you a more marketable animator towards other competitors and be able to take on different kinds of fun projects

In this course, I will take you step by step from receiving a storyboard to rendering out our final explainer video animation. Here are the topics that we will cover in this course:

  • Complete professional explainer workflow from AI to AE
  • A variety of tools inside After Effects
  • Tons of keyboard shortcuts and tips and tricks in After Effects that will speed up your workflow
  • How to work with animation principles-Overshoot and Anticipation
  • How to edit speed graph to bring life to your animation
  • Apply simple wiggle expression in After Effects

The concepts and techniques covered in this course are fundamentals and essential workflows that you will be able to apply to any explainer video that you work on.

This is an introductory course and it’s for anyone who wants to learn the professional workflow of animating an explainer video, getting into motion design, adding animation to your graphic design and illustration.

Project Description

For the class project, you will be animating your first explainer video.

Here are the steps you can take to complete your project for reference. These are only guidelines to help you complete the project, you can also find the best process that works for you.

Who this course is for:

  • Motion graphics designers or video editors
  • Graphic designers or Illustrators
  • Anyone who wants to create animated video for their business and products

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