Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining the animation, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
…Now we have a pretty firm grasp on how the…selectors work and how to apply individual parameters to an animation.…But, in this video we're going to get down to the nitty-gritty as to how to refine…the animation and create a complete total customized animation for our text.…So, let's get started.…So let's scroll up in our timeline here and make sure we have layer two selected.…With layer two selected, you could see we…only have one animator applied underneath our text here.…
The way we want this text to animate, I want the text…to actually fade in, letter by letter, and then we'll animate it out.…So, where the text actually scales down, changes color and blurs out.…As it's doing that.…If we open up our Animator here, you can see…we already have Scale applied, and the Fill Color applied.…But we know, as we drag the selection,…it's going to change the scale and the color.…But I also want this specific part of the animation to blur.…So, let's go back to the Add button, right here, on your right animator, and click.…
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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
Q: Where is HyperNURBS in the latest version of CINEMA 4D Lite?
A: In CINEMA 4D Lite R16, released September 2014, they changed HyperNURBS to Subdivision Surface NURBS. The feature is still located in the same place.