Book training at Creative Cabin

Book training at Creative Cabin

Author and designer, Angie Taylor delivers custom, one-to-one Adobe software training courses at Creative Cabin near Brighton and London. Please use the Contact page to contact Angie for more details about course content and availability. To see examples of Angie’s training you can watch free video tutorials here.

Creative Cabin - Residential Software TrainingCreative Cabin is a completely self-contained studio apartment with amazing sea views.

It’s the perfect escape for artists, authors, designers or musicians wishing to retreat from their daily routines and responsibilities.

Getting away to an inspirational space like this can enliven creative development and focus attention.

Angie offers very reasonable prices for customised, one-to-one training courses, tailored to suit each individual’s needs.

To find out more check out the other tabs on this page or visit the Creative Cabin website.

Creating Project Templates with After Effects

Creating Project Templates with After Effects

I’m happy to announce that my new course, Creating Project Templates with After Effects is now online and ready for viewing. If you have a Lynda.com subscription you can watch the entire course for free. If you don’t then I have a special discount code to give you ten whole days of free viewing. Just send me a message via the Contact page get your free code.

Here’s an example movie from this course. This tutorial teaches you how to understand the five parameters for the wiggle expression. If you have no clue what I’m talking about then you may want to follow my course on After Effects Expressions first.

About this course

Mograph designers and artists are always looking for new templates—and they’re often willing to pay for them. Building template-based projects in After Effects is also a great way to earn extra income while improving your design skills.

In this course, you’ll create a working project template in After Effects and prepare it for sale. You’ll learn how to build the project from flexible shape layers and text layers, adding some effects along the way.

You’ll also find out how to set up the project to make it easy for other designers to make changes to the color, text, and animation, and customize the project to suit their needs. I’ll also shows the best ways to save and package template projects for web delivery or for submission to Adobe’s Creative Cloud Market.

Topics Include:

  • Coming up with project ideas
  • Planning projects
  • Building backgrounds
  • Creating graphical animated elements
  • Formatting text
  • Structuring the project with controller layers
  • Working with color
  • Optimizing projects
  • Making templates easy for others to use
  • Packaging your template project
  • Selling your projectDuration:
    2h 49m

Character Animation Courses

Learn how to bring your artwork to life with Angie Taylor’s character animation courses at Creative Cabin.

  • Discover methods for setting up artwork for animating in Adobe’s new Character Animator software.
  • Learn the principles of animation and how to apply them to your characters.
  • Learn useful scripts and add ons for Adobe After Effects, including DUIK, Puppet Toolsand Head Rig.
  • Find out how to compose a scene and a storyboard and get hundreds of tips and tricks for making compelling and enjoyable character animations.
  • Enjoy focussed attention from our trainer on our unique, one-to-one character animation courses.

Book now to hold your place at the special introductory price of £249.95 per day.

More about character animation courses at Creative Cabin

At the Creative Cabin guests can enjoy custom, one-to-one, Adobe software training from a professional industry expert.

In this indyllic location near Brighton – Angie Taylor creates her own motion graphic designs and animations from her studio in the Creative Cabin.

Creative Cabin

In between freelance jobs she offers this lovely self-contained studio/ apartment to other designers, editors and artists who need a quiet, inspiring place to work, learn and relax.

Benefits of one-to-one character animation courses

Angie Taylor’s courses are one-to-one and totally unique. There’s only you and Angie in the Cabin so you get her complete attention for the entire course – unlike corporate training courses where you often have to share the training with several other delegates.

Employers!

You can have employees trained individually for less than the cost of a group training course at a dedicated training centre – making sure they learn exactly what the techniques they need. It’s more cost-effective than you may expect.

No need for all of your designers or editors to be out of the office on the same day, leaving you short-staffed. Send them to the Cabin one-at-a-time for the individual training they need.

Go at your own speed

With a one-to-one training course at the Creative Cabin you can explore the software at your own speed while Angie guides you and suggests best practices with the software.

Work on meaningful projects and files

Angie provides well-designed, structured training exercises for you to follow that will get you up to speed in no time. If you prefer you can bring along your own projects so you and Angie can work on those together.

Solve problems and come up with solutions

Problem-solving and coming up with new ideas is Angie’s speciality – she loves to suggest ways to improve and refine your workflow to get the very best from your software.

Be trained by a working designer and author

Angie only offers training for a few days every month. When the Cabin is not being used for training Angie creates motion graphic and animation projects from the Cabin for her own clients who she works for on a freelance basis.

Over the past 20 years Angie has trained hundreds of motion graphic designers, video editors and artists on software applications such as; Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and Maxon Cinema 4D.

Angie is a published author with five books published on the subjects of Adobe After Effects and motion graphic design. She is also an author of training courses at Lynda.com.

Make your training a vacation

The Creative Cabin is situated in an idyllic spot near Brighton in the UK with panoramic views across the English Channel.

All training packages include accommodation in the private, comfortable self-contained studio apartment – this is yours for the duration of your stay. Kick back and relax when you’re not training, enjoy some home-cooked food while watching movies on the HDTV or playing Playstation games. The more adventurous guests may want to take a trip into the centre of Brighton to unwind in style.

Accommodation

Designers and Artists can rent the Cabin for as little as £99.95 per night. It is a completely self-contained studio apartment with sleeping area, shower room, kitchen and work area. Find out more about the facilities here.

Training packages

At the Cabin Angie offers customised, one-to-one training courses, tailored to suit each individual’s needs. Previous clients include designers from BSkyB, ITV and Barton Willmore.  Find out more about these affordable courses near Brighton and to view course outlines, please visit the Training page.

Booking the Cabin

Please use the Contact page to contact Angie for more details about course content and availability. If you’re interested in booking the cabin accommodation,  training or a package that includes both, please book here.