Understanding different kinds of type in After Effects


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Understanding different kinds of type in After Effects

Before we start to animate type, it's important to note that there are actually three different kinds of type that can be created within After Effects: point type, paragraph type, and path type. So, as we look at our project, you'll notice we have two different compositions here. We have PaintStrokes-Example, which is up right now, and then PaintStrokes-Start, where basically I just deleted the type. And what we are going to do is actually re-create this type in the PaintStrokes-Start comp. To see what we are going to create, let's go ahead and watch a RAM preview.

(video playing) So as you can see, it's kind of a rough animation, but there are three layers of type, and there's a camera move in Z space. So what we'll do is create each of these sections of type using all three different kinds of type within After Effects.

So let's go to the PaintStrokes- Start comp, and what we'll do is move our playhead back to the beginning here. Now, notice that I've added...

Understanding different kinds of type in After Effects
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Understanding different kinds of type in After Effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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