A great way to animate text on screen is by using a photo mosaic. How do you build a photo mosaic animation in Adobe After Effects? In this video, author Nick Harauz walks you through how to construct a mosaic for your text template. First take a look at creating the mosaic with built-in After Effects tools and effects.
- So in this movie, we're going to start constructing…a mosaic for our template.…We'll first take a look at creating the mosaic with…built-in After Effects, tools and effects.…So in this movie, we're going to be looking at creating a…photo mosaic or at least how to set this up using…native After Effects tools, and some other tools…that are also free, that can help us in the process.…Let's actually hop into After Effects.…I'm here in my Chapter 32 composition.…And I just want to explain this, I have one main…photo that I want to change into a mosaic, a lighthouse.…
And that lighthouse is a very specific dimension,…it's 3840 x 2160.…I usually base the main photo based on how much I want…to zoom in onto the image.…So say that I want to go into it about two times as much,…is how I ended up with this number of double the size…of 1920 x 1080, because that's going to be my export.…This might be a lot more aggressive, depending on…what you're looking at.…One of the benefits of doing it this way, directly in…After Effects is we get to maintain the quality of the…
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- Modifying AE text templates in Premiere
- Adding shapes and expressions to the text animation
- Understanding composition structure
- Modifying text and replacing visible graphics
- Adjusting global controls
- Breaking down your template idea
- Building a photo mosaic
- Creating basic animation
- Adding a camera to the animation
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 06/26/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover text templates vs. Essential Graphics, building a template through Essential Graphics, adding supported properties to the Essential Graphics panel, and viewing the motion graphics template in Premiere Pro.