Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Making Photoshop text editable, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
Okay, so we're in projectstructure.aep which you can find in the Project …Structure folder which is in the project files folder. …It's called oc project structure folder and in there we're in 2 D set up and composition. …And in here you can see I have my Photoshop at groups converted to after …effects compositions down here in the timeline and I've also trimmed them so …that they appear one after the other. Now if I want to edit the text that's …contained within in any of these, I can do and it's a simple case of first of …all, opening up the composition by Double-clicking it.…
Now you'll notice that my transparency grid is not switched on so I'm going to …switch that on so we can see the text and then I can select the individual layers. …Now, if we have a look at this layer before I convert it, notice it's got a …transform property group if I open my disclosure triangle and also reveal my …transformed properties. You'll see it has, like, a point position …scale rotation opacity. And of course, you can add effects and …
- 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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