Animate Your Words: Create An Animated Typeface

Mike Martin, Motion Addict.

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13 Videos (2h 2m)
    • Introduction

      0:45
    • Creating an Animated Banner for your Blog

      1:26
    • Project Settings & Font Selection

      6:16
    • Linking your Color Palette with AE Expressions

      8:32
    • Workflow Tools from aescripts.com

      10:41
    • Animating a Letter with Shape Layers (Part 1 of 2)

      22:14
    • Animating a Letter with Shape Layers (Part 2 of 2)

      19:34
    • Animating the “A” using the Shape Path

      20:50
    • Creating Looping Animations with Time Remapping

      8:24
    • Experimenting with Particle Looks (Optional Step)

      12:08
    • Finalizing and Exporting your Animations

      6:33
    • Converting a Video File to an Animated .gif

      3:44
    • Final Thoughts

      0:44

About This Class

Explore how Motion Designer, Mike Martin, creates fun and interesting banner by developing an animated typeface from scratch.  Together you’ll breakdown an efficient way to organize comps in your After Effects project. As well as, how to create playful animations using shape layers and various effects. By the end of the class you’ll have a custom animated font to use however you like. Minimal After Effects knowledge is necessary to follow along, and there should be a few tips and tricks for experienced AE users.

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Awesome! Learned so many new things. Thank you for taking the time to record this class.
Timothy Cross

Creative Designer

Great class! For a beginner in motion graphics like I do, it's great start. Mike is very articulated and explain each step in detail.
Helio Salema

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Interesting class...learned something new.
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Mike Martin

Motion Addict.

Motion Graphics / Visual Effects Artist. Maker of GIFs. Co-creater of Motion Addicts.

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