Join Nick Harauz for an in-depth discussion in this video Tricks for making type legible, part of Learning Typography for Video Editors.
- [Narrator] So if you're following along with Premiere Pro…I'm here in my Chapter 2_3 sequence.…We're gonna take some examples of how we can make…text more legible to our viewers.…Here I have a piece of text on top of video,…that's the first example here,…and what we wanna do is actually, in this case,…draw a little bit of distance between…the text and the background.…One easy way to do that is to select the text,…and if we go to the properties or appearance options here…at the bottom, you have the option of…placing a drop shadow behind the text.…Which adds this shadow that happens to be gray-ish in color,…but it's been minimized in terms of its opacity.…
You can take this shadow, of course, and make it…much more visible, however if you're trying to be subtle,…one thing you could do is just lower this opacity,…in essence creating some distance between…the background and the text, not to mention…combine this with other properties that are down here, too.…So one being the distance of this drop shadow from the text.…
- 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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