Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating outlines, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
Now in this design, I want to use Helvetica Neue which is a really nice …font that gives you more options in the standard Helvetica font. …Now, you may not have that on your system and when you open up all five outline …start.ai, you may get an error message saying that you, the font is missing so …it's substituting Illustrator's default font for the font that I've chosen. …Now because of this, because not all artists have the same fonts on their …system, it's a good idea when you create a design to create a version that is just outlines.…
And I've done that for you here. But what I want to do is show you how I …did that by using this file here. So, if I select the text in here, notice …it's Helvetica Neue font, Dense Black, 64 point. …If you don't have that font in your system, it's likely to have defaulted to …using Helvetica. But you can still follow along with this …steps if you want to learn how to create outlines for your texts. …So, the file is called 05outlinestart.ai and you can find that inside the …
- Working with audio
- Preparing source files
- Structuring your After Effects project
- Working with shapes and effects
- Optimizing performance
- Animating text
- Creating 3D animation
- Using expressions to create motion
- Rendering your final movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
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1. Working with Audio
2. Preparing Source Files
3. Structuring Your After Effects Project
4. Working with Shapes
5. Working with Effects
6. Optimizing Performance
7. Animating Text
8. Creating 3D Animation
9. Using Expressions to Create Motion
10. Rendering Your Final Movie
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