Skillshare – Animated Lettering in After Effects

Author Alex
2019-11-4
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Skillshare – Animated Lettering in After Effects

Skillshare – Animated Lettering in After Effects

Lettering such an expressive form of art. Adding animation can really take your lettering to the next level.

Animated lettering is not just for hand letterers. Animated text can be used in so many ways...

explainer videos

kinetic typography videos

music lyric videos

logos

lower thirds

title sequences

digital greeting cards (gifs to text to your friends)

websites

make your hand lettering stand out on social media

Not only is animated lettering a super useful technique, but its a great way to learn animation in Adobe After Effects. This class is designed for total beginners. You don't even need to be a hand letterer!

You'll learn how to:

use the pen tool to draw or trace a lettering design

add a texture to your lettering

prepare your lettering for animation

animate your lettering using trim paths

animate lettering with a texture using trim paths and masks

animate letter connections and extensions for a more interesting animation

quickly and efficiently animate your lettering out

add multiple color layers to your lettering animation

export (render) your lettering animation as a .mov, .mp4, and .gif so you can show off your work

Plus tons of time-saving tips!

What you'll need:

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop (if you want to add a texture to your design)

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Media Encoder (if you want to export a .mp4 or .gif)

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