Join Nick Harauz for an in-depth discussion in this video Type terms 102, part of Learning Typography for Video Editors.
- [Instructor] Continuing our exploration…of type terminology, one thing…that we also wanna be aware of is line spacing,…which in some video-editing applications…and motion graphic applications is referred to as leading.…And this is the measurement from baseline to baseline…between lines of texts.…Why this is important is in certain cases,…we don't want the ascenders of certain text characters…to run into the ascenders of others…or the cap height of others.…
We want our text to be legible.…Another thing that we wanna keep…in mind is with the word leading.…This comes from the old days of printing…where they physically took a piece of lead…that had a particular weight to it…in order to create a certain amount…of line spacing between lines of text.…Next what we wanna do is look at tracking,…and this refers to the overall character spacing…between a line of text.…At the very top, I wanna draw your attention…to some text words where the tracking has been broadened,…in the middle, we have a tracking set to normal,…and at the very bottom, the tracking of the characters…
- 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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