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The Write On Technique: Hand Lettering In Motion

Jake Bartlett, Motion Designer

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15 Videos (1h 52m)
    • Trailer

      0:57
    • Class Project

      1:02
    • Bringing In Vector Paths

      5:02
    • Trim Paths Overview

      7:45
    • Write On With Artwork

      12:05
    • More Options & Cleanup

      5:50
    • Get Creative

      13:07
    • Time It Out

      11:44
    • Work In Layers

      6:01
    • Adding Paralax With A 3D Camera

      4:20
    • Adding Texture

      11:41
    • Building a Tapered Stroke

      25:05
    • Exporting a Video

      3:46
    • Exporting a GIF

      3:04
    • Thank You!

      0:51

About This Class

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What better way to animate your lettering than by making it appear to be written? This course will teach you how to do just that!

Part of my Hand Lettering In Motion series, this course will teach you how to bring your hand lettering from Photoshop or Illustrator to After Effects. Then we'll explore many different ways of using the Write On technique to bring your lettering to life. You'd be surprised at how many differnt way you can use this technique! And it can be applied to any text, not just hand lettering.

This class is for anyone. Whether you’re a pro After Effects user or just started playing around with the program, you’ll learn everything you need to know to achieve this effect. If you've never used After Effects before, check out one of my beginner's classes first: Hand Lettering in Motion - The Beginner's Guide to Animating Custom GIFs.

I can't wait to see what you create!

157 of 157 students recommendSee All

Good class
I love the shortcuts, big help!
Anna Natter

Freelance Graphic Designer

Jake's teaching is extremely deep. He doesn't only show you how to do exactly what his guides say, he preemptively helps you circumnavigate alllll of the little intricacies of after effects that could EASILY leave you pulling your hair out. Thanks for such fantastic tutorials Jake!