RoboTV: Text animation


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RoboTV: Text animation

Next let's animate on our titles. Our previous After Effects lesson, Type and Music, demonstrated some of the different techniques for animating type. I think I'll like to go for cascade to have things spill on to the screen just as the arm reaches a word. I'm going to focus on this last word skydiving here and let's get that to work to my satisfaction. This is the point where the robot arm hits that word. That's where I want my animation to finish. I'll select skydiving, I'll twirl it open, and go Animate > Opacity. Opacity is one of the key ingredients to our cascade recipe.

In addition to cascading I think I'll like these to be slamming down into position. So I am going to add the Scale parameter. Now remember one of the key things of setting up a cascading recipe is you need to twirl down the Range Selector, go into the Advanced section, and change the shape to either Ramp Up or Ramp Down. That's required for a cascading type of animation. I'm go...

RoboTV: Text animation
Video duration: 8m 6s 1h 39m Intermediate Updated Nov 20, 2012

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RoboTV: Text animation provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 07: Parenting

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