After Effects Guru: Animating Typography

with Ian Robinson
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After Effects Guru: Animating Typography
Video duration: 0s 1h 53m Intermediate

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Many designers get their start in animation with the simple desire to create interesting type animation, but they don't know where to begin. Let an After Effects guru show you the path. Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth look at all of the different ways you can animate type in After Effects, from animation presets to animated cameras. Rather than focusing just on the buttons, Ian focuses on creating and adding movement that matches the meaning of the words. Follow along as he dives into the process for deciding which tool is best to use for each effect.

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Topics include:
  • 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
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Video
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After Effects
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(lynda.com jingle) - Hi! My name is Ian Robinson and this is AE Guru animating typography. I want you to come along as we take an in-depth look at animating type inside of After Effects. Many designers get their start in animation with the simple desire to create interesting type animation. Now rather than just focusing on the buttons, we'll focus on the way to create and add meaning to words using advanced animation techniques. Now follow along as we go through the process how to decide exactly which tool is best to create which effect inside After Effects.

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