Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Figuring out which fonts have been used, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Logos.
One of the most frustrating things when dealing with type-based logos, is trying…to figure out exactly the font that was used to create that logo.…Especially if you aren't lucky enough to get the actual layered Illustrator or…Photoshop document, many times you'll just be asked to re-create that specific logo.…Now there's an app and a website that I use religiously, and I love them both.…And so I'm going to share those with you right now.…It's actually called, What the Font.…If you Google search What the Font, you'll easily find the website, and there's…an app for your iPhone or Android device you could definitely check out as well.…
Here, you can see it's a section within myfonts.com.…And what it allows you to do is actually upload an image file, or if you can…only get a URL, you can specify the URL. When you continue, it'll actually…look through the logo and then help define individual characters.…Now once that happens, you can specify whether…or not the individual letters are correct, and then…once you acknowledge that, then it will do its…
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- Optimizing bitmap and vector logos
- Repeating animation with the Keyframe Assistant
- Animating with colors
- Animating type logos
- Building and saving transitional elements
- Rendering your animation