Motion Graphics for Instagram

A course by Darwin Pacheco , Designer and Animator

Designer and Animator. Lima District, Peru.
Joined April 2016

Create templates and animated pieces for IG Stories, IGTV, or feed

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (140)
  • 3953 students

Create templates and animated pieces for IG Stories, IGTV, or feed

A course by Darwin Pacheco

Motion graphics is a multi-disciplinary technique that offers infinite communicational possibilities. The combination of design and animation allows you to create a new visual language with a multitude of uses and applications. Darwin Pacheco—a Peruvian animator and designer—specializes in motion graphics and uses it to create powerful content that catches the eye and mind of an audience.

In this course, discover motion graphics techniques alongside Darwin, to create attractive visual propositions that attract new followers to your Instagram account. Learn how to create modular or template animations that you can easily modify. Although this course is focused on visual content for Instagram, the techniques you learn to master can be easily adapted to any other format.

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What will you learn in this online course?

27 lessons & 8 downloads

After Effects Essentials
16 minutes, 30 seconds
About Instagram formats
4 minutes, 38 seconds
Previous recommendations
10 minutes, 27 seconds
Client brief
3 minutes, 28 seconds
Tips to create style frames
7 minutes, 41 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (140)
  • 3953 students
  • 27 lessons (5h 52m)
  • 8 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a modular animation and graphic content for Instagram, for your feed, Instagram Stories, and IGTV.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For professionals in design and animation, content creators, and all those interested in creating motion graphics projects for Instagram.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you need basic knowledge of how to use Adobe Illustrator and After Effects, as well as a computer with both these programs installed.

New to Adobe After Effects? In that case, we recommend taking Domestika Basics courses to learn how to use the software: Introduction to After Effects.


3953 Students
140 Reviews
96% Positive ratings

Darwin Pacheco

A course by Darwin Pacheco

Teacher Plus
Designer and Animator

Darwin is a Peruvian designer and animator with experience in working with the most salient studios, production studios, and agencies in Peru. This has led him to participate in projects with clients like Uber, Abaco, TVPerú, Canal J, among others.

One of Darwin’s great passions is creating a visual language through design and animation. He hasn’t stopped investigating the subject since he discovered it. Since making the shift to freelance, he dedicates most of his time exploring the realm of visual communication possibilities with this creative discipline.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Preparation before everything

    • After Effects Essentials
    • About Instagram formats
    • Previous recommendations
    • Client brief
  • U3


    • Tips to create style frames
    • Animating Instagram Stories 1
    • Animating Instagram Stories 2
    • Animating Instagram Stories 3
    • Animating Instagram Stories 4
    • Animating Instagram Stories 5
    • Animating for IGTV 1
    • Animating for IGTV 2
    • Animating for IGTV 3
    • Animating for IGTV 4
    • Animating for IGTV 5
    • Animating for IGTV 6
    • Animating for the Instagram feed 1
    • Animating for the Instagram feed 2
    • Animating for the Instagram feed 3
    • Animating for the Instagram feed 4
    • Animating for the Instagram feed 5
    • Animating for the Instagram feed 6
  • U4

    Project export and workflow optimization

    • The Power of Essentials Graphics
    • Let's export it now!
  • FP

    Final project

    • Motion Graphics for Instagram

What to expect from a Domestika course

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Motion Graphics for Instagram. 3D, and Animation course by Darwin Pacheco

Motion Graphics for Instagram

A course by Darwin Pacheco
Designer and Animator. Lima District, Peru.
Joined April 2016
  • 96% positive reviews (140)
  • 3953 students