Hand Lettering in Motion

Jake Bartlett, Motion Designer

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11 Lessons (1h 5m)
    • 1. Course Trailer

      0:18
    • 2. What You'll Need

      0:33
    • 3. Breaking Down The Lettering in Photoshop

      10:05
    • 4. Getting Comfy

      5:57
    • 5. And Cozy

      9:13
    • 6. Animation Pt. 1

      8:38
    • 7. Animation Pt. 2

      8:06
    • 8. Animation Pt. 3

      12:21
    • 9. Exporting a GIF

      6:04
    • 10. Exporting a Video

      3:26
    • 11. Thanks!

      0:40
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Project Description

Animate A Greeting To Send To A Friend

For the class project you’ll be hand-lettering and animating a postcard-style greeting. Think of how you’d like to wish someone a “Happy Birthday”, or your own version of “Wish You Were Here!”. Add in any design elements you’d like and then we’ll take your completed greeting into After Effects for animating.

If there is something else you would like to letter, or already have lettered, don’t let the class project restrain you. The most important part of this course is the animation, so if there’s something else you’d like to use as your lettering, feel free.

Once you have your finalized lettering, you're ready to start animating!

FINAL DELIVERABLE

Upload your final GIF or video to show off in the project gallery.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Here are a couple of reference videos for inspiration on how to animate your designs!

Let's Stay Home

What Does The Fox Say?

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