Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up a comp structure, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie, we're going to have a look at how to create a structure in Photoshop …which you can then import into After Effects. …Now, we're working in a file called 06 Structure Start PSD, which you can find …in the Project Files folder within 02 Preparing Files and the subfolder is …called Photoshop Files. And in here, I have a large composition …which consists of 11 layers of text, each with a different sentence of text applied.…
And I've placed these in the order that I want them to appear in the grid, and this …grid is divided into sections which will be one screen, if you like. …So, the camera will be just viewing one portion like this at a time. …And then the camera may move from side to side, to go from screen to screen, or it …may move in this direction. So, I'm trying to divide it into screens. …Now, what I want to do, is I want to have each of these lines of text as a separate …composition in After Effects. If I import it as it is, it will come in …as a single composition with 11 layers. And I would have to then pre-compose in …
- 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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