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12 Videos (1h 10m)
    • Introduction

      1:03
    • Creating a Composition

      3:28
    • Check your spelling and choose fonts

      3:31
    • Designing your Layout Scene 01

      4:51
    • Designing your Layout Scene 02

      3:33
    • Designing your Layout Scene 03

      5:31
    • Masking using the Stroke Effect / Prepping your text

      11:10
    • Masking using the Stroke / Effect Animating our text 1

      13:22
    • Masking using the Track Matte

      9:53
    • Masking using the pen tool

      5:57
    • Putting it all together

      5:06
    • Exporting your final animation

      2:25

About This Class

If you have basic knowledge of the After Effects tools and layout but don't know where to start in combining techniques to create a finished animation, this class is for you!

You will learn 3 different ways to reveal text using masks. These are the simple, on-trend text animations you see in commercials everyday! Below are the 3 scenes that you will design and animate:

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We will discuss:

  • What is a composition, overview of settings and how to nest compositions
  • Designing your layout
  • Using Illustrator to prep text for a smooth animation
  • Building masks, animating masks and combining with specific effects
  • Creating transitions between scenes by reusing the skills learned
  • Exporting your video so you can share it!

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Adrienne D Martin

Motion Graphics Artist

With over 10 years of experience in professional motion graphics design and animation as well as video editing, I am happy to bring my experience to students here on SkillShare! From high-end fashion to online education to those fighting for religious freedom, I have had the joy of working with all kinds of clients in many different industries.

As different as their projects have been, they all have one thing in common: they need someone to help tell their story!


And guess w...

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