Creating text in 3D


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Creating text in 3D

Animating type inside of Motion is definitely a fun process. When you add 3D on top of it, you can take something that's relatively user-friendly and make it amazingly dynamic while still keeping it relatively user-friendly. So to show you what I'm talking about, let's animate this word STUDIO here and open our Project panel by just pressing F5. And in here you'll notice we have a background layer that is currently living in 2D space.

We have a group which contains our studio text, which is currently living in 3D space, and we have a camera in our scene. So with the camera selected, if you just orbit around the scene, I want you to see something with this type. Notice the type is facing the camera; no matter where I orbit around, it's always facing the camera. That's because when the type was created, we went under Inspector and in the Text section under the Inspector, there is the option for Text Rendering called Face Camera.

What this does is it forces the type t...

Creating text in 3D
Video duration: 5m 46s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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Creating text in 3D provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 5 Essential Training

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