Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Multi-element animation techniques, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Logos.
Now a lot of times when you animate a logo, you're stuck with the elements…that are on the screen, meaning, all the…little elements that actually make up a logo.…Now, sometimes you'll actually be able to…integrate external elements into that logo animation.…Like for an intro reveal or something like that.…Now, when you have these external elements.…Rather than using a traditional animation…method, where you would just lay out the elements on…the page and then animate their appearance onto the page.…
One thing you could do is actually just import a whole cluster of elements all…in the same exact spot, and then actualy animate how those elements appear in time.…Using this neat, fast animation technique.…So, it's kind of old school for you guys that have been around a long time and you…young bucks, check this out, this something kind of fun.…So to get started, I'm going to jump into…Illustrator and I'm just starting with a blank document.…Because I've already prepped one element, but I…wanted to show you how I created that element.…
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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