Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Accenting key words, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
…Many times when you're animating multiple lines of type in After Effects.…You'll want to accent key words.…Now just like anything with any production.…The key to doing this successfully has to do with pre-planning.…You want to make sure to choose the…individual words that you'd like to feature.…Before you start creating your animation.…That'll allow you to actually build things in the proper way, so you're…not pulling your hair out when it comes time to feature those words.…So, let's get started.…Now, just so everybody is on the same page, I want you…to notice in the Illustrator Files folder, I've imported a new Illustrator file.…
If you go ahead and double click on…the credits, underscore styled comp, you can see…this is my stylized text, that I went…ahead and created all the style for in Illustrator.…Then I went ahead and imported it as a layered illustrator file.…I'm just going to select my text layer, which is layer one, and…just copy it and in the credit bed here, I'll paste it.…So, now I have this huge text layer, inside of my background layer.…
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- Exploring the emotions of animation
- Choosing type for legibility
- Creating a visual hierarchy
- Working with text animation presets
- Animating cameras
- Creating high-energy animations vs. subtle, smooth animations
- Animating multiple lines of type
Skill Level Intermediate
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