Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating controlled chaos with type animators, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
…Now, in this video, we're going to create kind of a chaotic…text animation, where we'll jump into the next half a dimension.…We'll fly our 2D text around in 3D space.…And we'll use animators to control that animation.…And, of course, it's going to look like controlled chaos.…So, let's check it out.…Here you'll see we have our SURF SEASONS title.…And for this video we'll just focus on SURF.…I encourage you to continue your own animation by…animating SEASONS after we create our initial SURF animation.…
But let's go ahead an, and focus on SURF for now.…Select layer one.…Make sure your current time indicator is back at frame zero.…And I want these letters to fly in, in 3D space.…So, let's go up under Animation and choose Browse Presets.…You may not have all of these different folders.…I just have a bunch of presets.…The folder you want to pay attention to is the text folder.…So, double-click on the Text folder.…And then, in here, let's go into the 3D Text folder.…
Once inside 3D Text, go ahead and feel free to click through some of the…
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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.