Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring clean animation techniques, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
…As we explore, clean animation techniques, there are…two things that I want you to consider.…The first one, is design.…Anything that's clean and simple in its…animation, should have a nice, clean appealing design.…Now, the second thing, has to do with how it makes you feel.…I like to use the word smooth, or chill.…Now does that mean it has to always, smoothly move across the page?…No, it can pop from place to place.…It just needs to be, a relatively,…simple, clean animation that isn't necessarily jarring.…
So rather than trying to describe it to you even more,…let's go ahead and just jump in, so I can show you.…So when we look at our clean animation, like I said before,…it's usually a relatively simple style or layout, and it's generally understated.…Sometimes there's no actual movement, and we'll just animate changing colors.…The key thing to remember, is the simpler, the better…and if there is complex movement, don't compound that movement…by adding unnecessary glows and highlights, just focus on creating…
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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
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