Creating textures for type


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Creating textures for type

Sometimes you just can't get the right look for your text just by using a solid color alone. I personally think it's a good thing because in Motion there are a number of ways you can create different textures for your type. So let's check out our scene. Now as you can see, we've got a basic 3D move with some stars and this white space text. Now I'd like to blend that into the background a little bit more by adding some textures. So first make sure you have your layers tab opened and select the Space type layer.

Now, let's look under the Style section of the Text area in your Inspector and open up the Face options. The first option to Fill with is set to Color. Now, I want to change that to Gradient and we can see whether or not that works a little bit better. So as you can see, when you choose Gradient it automatically, properly maps the gradient right into your type layer. I think all looks pretty cool. In fact, if you want to change your gradient, there are bunch o...

Creating textures for type
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Creating textures for type provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion: Principles of Motion Graphics

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