Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Scanning logo files, part of Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Creating Animated Logos (2014).
…With the invention of digital cameras, scanners have…fallen a bit by the wayside for many folks.…Some of you may remember that the only way to actually…get your images into the computer, used to be a scanner.…And this was a great way to pull in photos, but…many people working in design, or restoration still have scanners around.…And you might own one and not even realize it.…Many printers that are sold these days, include a scanning function, that's…often used to turn the all-in-one printer into a photocopier, or fax machine.…
But you could still use it as a scanner.…I connected a scanner here to my computer.…I just want to walk you through the general process.…Remember things will vary slightly, depending on the manufacturer.…But the general workflow is fairly consistent.…All right.…I've got the scanner attached.…And one of the things I want to make sure of is that the item is on there straight.…So, I'll put the card on there and I'll…close the lid and then launch the scanning application.…On a Mac, I've launched Image Capture.…
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- Acquiring logo files
- Understanding what file formats are supported
- Sizing a vector logo in Photoshop or Illustrator
- Saving a logo with transparency
- Importing a logo into After Effects
- Animating layers
- Extruding a logo in 3D
- Rendering the animation
- Creating cast reflections and cast shadows
- Filling a logo with a pattern
- Adding rays and glows