Join Nick Harauz for an in-depth discussion in this video Lower thirds made easy with automation, part of Learning Typography for Video Editors.
- [Instructor] Sometimes when it comes to text design…you need to create the same type of text…over and over again inside a project.…While Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects…allow multiple ways to duplicate text,…along with other non-linear editors,…there's nothing more efficient that I've seen…besides the Photoshop to Premiere workflow.…So Photoshop has this little trick that you can use…to essentially spit out a number of graphics at once…using what they call variables.…
So I wanna give you a sense…for what you see in front of you.…I've got a document, it's a lower third,…and there's a background texture,…there's three pieces of text,…as well as we can see a Flag PNG symbol.…What I'd like to is replace each of these categories…with the actual person's name, occupation, and country,…as well as I would like the graphic to switch as well.…Now what you can do is Photoshop a spreadsheet…and it will scan this spreadsheet,…it has to be a very simple spreadsheet document,…a .csv file.…
It will look at each of the columns…
- Conveying a message through type
- Type terminology
- Keeping your title safe
- Making type legible
- Automating lower thirds
- Designing titles
- Animating type
- Making 3D type
Skill Level Beginner
The basics of title design1m 16s
1. Title Essentials
2. Type in Video
3. Text in Motion
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