Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding read times and screen position, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
…Now, I've poked around the web and the general consensus is that the average…English speaking adult can read about 250 to 300 words on a printed page per minute.…Now, if you talk about proofreading, that number…goes down to around 200 words per minute.…And if you actually move that printed type from a printed page onto a screen.…It actually decreases another 10%, to around 180 words per minute.…Now if you're wondering what all this has to do with you, well you want to make…sure to understand how long it takes somebody to…read something before you set type on the page.…
So if we do a little quick math here, you'll notice, 180 divided by 60 seconds.…We're looking at three seconds per word.…So if we look at our project here, you'll see I'm in the lower third composition.…Now, this composition is a traditional lower third.…It's an informational graphic that typically…populates the bottom part of the screen.…I wanted to show you this style of graphic for this specific purpose, so that you…kind of understand the mental process that goes…
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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.