Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Building animation properties from scratch, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
…Now, if you really want to have the utmost control over your…animations, you want to go ahead and build your animations from scratch.…That way you know exactly what's going on at every second of your animation.…If we look in our composition, here, I want…you to focus on layer 2, our Seasons layer.…Now, we're not going to be creating a specific animation in this example.…Really, what I want you to focus on is exactly how…the animator properties function, so that you can create your own animations.…
Let's start by actually increasing the magnification of our Composition panel.…I'm going to click on the Magnification pop up,…and just move it up to a hundred percent.…I'll press the space bar and click a drag up, to move it up in the scene.…Now with Seasons selected, I'm going to actually create an animator.…So let's open up the options for layer two and under…Text, go over to the Animate button and click on that.…Now I want to start by animating the colors so, let's…go up under Fill Color, and change it to RGB.…
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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
Q: Where is HyperNURBS in the latest version of CINEMA 4D Lite?
A: In CINEMA 4D Lite R16, released September 2014, they changed HyperNURBS to Subdivision Surface NURBS. The feature is still located in the same place.