Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating text in After Effects, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie, we're going to have a look at how you create text directly in After Effects. …We're doing project structure AEP, which you can find in the O3 project structure …folder, which is in the project files folder. …Now, I've included some links to some fonts that you can install for these exercises. …And if you want to you can click on those links and download the fonts and install …them before you start this project. If you don't want to install those fonts, …you can just choose your own fonts as we work through the project.…
Now, if you have some fonts that are not installed, when you select a layer, After …Effects will, when you start to edit it, substitutes it with the closest font it …can find. So, for example, if you're selecting a …layer that has Helvetica Noi font. It will probably convert it to Helvetica …for the purposes of editing it. But what we're going to do is we're going to …create some new texts from scratch, so what I want you to do is open all two …things that are transient and that's inside two e men's setup text layers end …
- 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
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
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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