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Blank Space: After Effects Basics with Jonas Bødtker

This is a technical and tool specific course where you will learn tips and tricks that will allow you to work with After Effects as an animation tool.

Jun 16, 11:00 AM – Jun 17, 5:00 PM
Blank Space, Storgata 32, 0184 Oslo

In this 2-day intensive class with Jonas Bødtker, you will get hands on with beginners excerices to help you understand some basic principles of animation with this dynamic and versatile program. We will show you some tips and tricks, as well as loads of motivaional material to help you understand all the incredible things After Effects can do, and how you could implement these skills into your own projects. Prior animation / computer skill are recommended for this class.

Jonas Bødtker is an illustrator and motion graphics designer working at Racecar animation studio in Oslo. He is educated at the Bergen Academy of Art&Design with a BA in Visual Communication. Jonas worked as a videographer and motion designer at NRK before joining Racecar in 2014. He has a strong interest rooted in illustration, but a curiosity for most visual fields. His interest in drawing mixed with filming and editing skate videos, made him end up working with motion graphics and animation. He is a member of several art-related collectives on his free time, and has a genuine love for Moleskine sketchbooks.

Course requirements
Laptop Tablet (optional, not a must)
Recent version of After Effects (CC)


About Blank Space
Blank Space is an ambitious creative space in Oslo that works in countless aspects of the visual art and design community. They are a meeting place for the creative and the productive, a safe haven for the curious and the strange and a Blank Space for what the visual art and design community needs. Blank Space offer 11 private studios and 10 desks to productive visual artists in Oslo who are looking for a great place to work. Contact liz@blankspaceoslo.com for more information.