Motion Graphics for Social Media: Create A Sticker Pack

A course by Alex Foxley , Photographer, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, and Animator

Photographer, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, and Animator. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined July 2017

Unleash your creativity by designing your own animated stickers from scratch and amplify your social media presence

  • 99% positive reviews (126)
  • 4251 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Unleash your creativity by designing your own animated stickers from scratch and amplify your social media presence

A course by Alex Foxley

Social media stickers take on a whole new meaning when they are made by your own hand. Whether they are based on fact or fiction, the possibilities are endless. In this Domestika course, designer and art director Alex Foley teaches you how to make a dynamic set of stickers with your own unique designs.

Discover how to use Illustrator and After Effects to bring your motion graphics to life. Learn all there is to know about using vector lines to create animations, and use them to build a lively online presence.

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 14 downloads

Sketches
17 minutes, 15 seconds
Vectorization in Illustrator 1
12 minutes, 38 seconds
Working on After Effects 1
19 minutes, 50 seconds
Working on After Effects 2
19 minutes, 30 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (126)
  • 4251 students
  • 18 lessons (2h 43m)
  • 14 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a GIF sticker pack for social media using hand-drawn sketches, Illustrator, and After Effects.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in illustration, animation, or anyone that wants to learn how to create animated stickers for social media.

Requirements and materials

For this course, you will need a computer with Adobe Illustrator, After Effects, and Photoshop.

No previous knowledge is required.

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.


Reviews

4251 Students
126 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Alex Foxley

A course by Alex Foxley

Teacher Plus
Photographer, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, and Animator

After graduating from university in the UK with a degree in Commercial Photography, Alex packed his bags and moved to Spain to embark on his creative career. After persevering through a series of setbacks, he has now built an impressive creative portfolio.

He has worked with brands like OFFF Book Illustration, Jump From Paper, Paperwallet, and Everpress. He has created graphics for clients like Adobe, HP, and UNIQLO. Currently, Alex is an Art Director at Vasava, a graphic design studio in Barcelona.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
    • What Will We Do in This Course?
  • U2

    Ideation

    • Definition of Theme and Details
    • Style Research and Existing References
    • Techniques in After Effects for Creating GIFs
    • Sketches
  • U3

    Digitisation and Animation

    • Vectorization in Illustrator 1
    • Vectorization in Illustrator 2
    • Vectorization in Illustrator 3
    • Importing Illustrator Files into After Effects
    • Working on After Effects 1
    • Working on After Effects 2
    • Working on After Effects 3
    • Rendering
    • Preparing the GIF with Photoshop
  • U4

    Promotion

    • Share on Social Media
    • How to Use Stickers and Tips for Future Projects
  • FP

    Final project

    • Motion Graphics for Social Media: Create A Sticker Pack

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    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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Motion Graphics for Social Media: Create A Sticker Pack. 3D, and Animation course by Alex Foxley

Motion Graphics for Social Media: Create A Sticker Pack

A course by Alex Foxley
Photographer, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, and Animator. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined July 2017
  • 99% positive reviews (126)
  • 4251 students