Using type presets


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Using type presets

Some people call it cheating, but I just call it being smart, especially when you're on that deadline job and the client is breathing down the back of your neck for that animation. Using animated type presets in After Effects literally saves me countless hours re-creating some of the more commonly used animation effects for type. Since they can all be browsed in Bridge before they're applied, it's kind of silly not to use them. So if you're joining from the last video, you'll probably recognize where we are. But let me go ahead and play a RAM preview so you can see the project as it exists right now.

Okay, so I've got my moves, and it's quite obvious the last two pieces of type need a little something to polish up their animation. Let's start with layer number 2. Now, it's really important to pay attention to where you playhead is positioned before you jump in and browse presets, because if you like a specific preset, when you go to apply it, the first k...

Using type presets
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Using type presets 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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