Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing text from Photoshop, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
As well as being able to design your text in After Effects, you can also design it …and set it up in Photoshop and then import it into After Effects for animation. …In this movie, we'll have a look at some of the different approaches when doing this. …And find out when it's better to design in Photoshop, and when you do, whether …it's better to leave your files as individual layers or as groups. …Now, we're going to start in Photoshop, and we're going to have a look at a …couple of files here. Okay, this file here you can see is the …file where we have all of our layers sorted into these nice little groups.…
And the nice thing about setting things up with a structure in Photoshop is you …can maintain that structure in After Effects. …Just to show you the alternative, that would be to work with layers and you can …see all the individual layers are just single files in Photoshop. …Now it may seem like an extra step to put them all into little folders or Layer …Groups as they are called in Photoshop, that really pays off any comment after effects. …
- 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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