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After Effects: Integrating Type into Video Volume 2

Eran Stern

About this course

Discover new ways to combine text and video in After Effects and create more visually stunning scenes. This course features four unique type treatments that integrate text directly with the action on screen. Watch and learn how to explode text, create liquid text, map text to moving objects, and animate type in Z space. Along the way, Eran demos a handful of advanced techniques, from tracking, rotoscoping, and particles to distortion and camera effects. After watching this course, you'll be able to create impressive promos, trailers, and openers that will stand out from the rest.

 
 
Topics include:

  • Dandelion type: exploding text into dozens of seeds
  • Time remapping
  • Tracking text
  • Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush
  • Floating type: creating a liquid text simulation
  • Designing with shape layers
  • Creating water effects with caustics
  • Perspective type: attaching type to moving guitar neck
  • Planner tracking with mocha AE
  • Pasting tracing data
  • Matching focus
  • Hot spot type: adding motion graphics to a runner's steps
  • Camera tracking
  • Adding titles
  • Creating a pulse effect

Curriculum3h 18m

  • Exercise Files
  • Preview
    Welcome
  • What You Should Know Before Watching this Course
  • Dandelion Type Effect - Explode Text to Dozens of Seeds
  • Deciding on Mood, Story, & Typeface
  • Modifying the Timing with Time Remap
  • Preview
    Tracking the Text to the Motion of the Video
  • Animating the Text Using Offset
  • Scattering the Type with Pixel Polly
  • Adding Glow
  • Duplicating a Second Title
  • Rotoscoping Using the Roto-Brush
  • Floating Type - Create a Liquid Text Simulation
  • Studying the Footage & Plan the Animation
  • Designing a Title Using Text & Shape Layers
  • Designing the Title Using Shape Layers
  • Creating a Displace Source
  • Water Effect Using Caustics
  • Moderate the Distortion
  • Isolating the Bottle Using Color Range
  • Ripple Effect Transition
  • Perspective Match - Attach Type to Guitar Neck
  • Analyzing the Shot & Design the Titles
  • Planner Tracking Using mocha AE
  • Pasting the Tracking Data
  • Creating a Fluorescent Blinking Effect
  • Preparing a Blur Map
  • Preview
    Matching the Focus with Camera Lens Blur
  • Rotoscoping Fingers Using Masks
  • Hot Spot Type - Add Graphics to Runner Steps
  • Examining the Footage & Planning the Animation
  • Camera Tracking Preparations Setup
  • Adding Titles Across Z Space
  • Animating Titles & Setting Timing
  • Adding Contact Shadows & Light
  • Creating Pulse Effect Using Radio Waves
  • Placing Pulses Under a Runner's Steps
  • Masking the Runner Using Color Range
  • What's Next

About this course

Discover new ways to combine text and video in After Effects and create more visually stunning scenes. This course features four unique type treatments that integrate text directly with the action on screen. Watch and learn how to explode text, create liquid text, map text to moving objects, and animate type in Z space. Along the way, Eran demos a handful of advanced techniques, from tracking, rotoscoping, and particles to distortion and camera effects. After watching this course, you'll be able to create impressive promos, trailers, and openers that will stand out from the rest.

 
 
Topics include:

  • Dandelion type: exploding text into dozens of seeds
  • Time remapping
  • Tracking text
  • Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush
  • Floating type: creating a liquid text simulation
  • Designing with shape layers
  • Creating water effects with caustics
  • Perspective type: attaching type to moving guitar neck
  • Planner tracking with mocha AE
  • Pasting tracing data
  • Matching focus
  • Hot spot type: adding motion graphics to a runner's steps
  • Camera tracking
  • Adding titles
  • Creating a pulse effect

Curriculum3h 18m

  • Exercise Files
  • Preview
    Welcome
  • What You Should Know Before Watching this Course
  • Dandelion Type Effect - Explode Text to Dozens of Seeds
  • Deciding on Mood, Story, & Typeface
  • Modifying the Timing with Time Remap
  • Preview
    Tracking the Text to the Motion of the Video
  • Animating the Text Using Offset
  • Scattering the Type with Pixel Polly
  • Adding Glow
  • Duplicating a Second Title
  • Rotoscoping Using the Roto-Brush
  • Floating Type - Create a Liquid Text Simulation
  • Studying the Footage & Plan the Animation
  • Designing a Title Using Text & Shape Layers
  • Designing the Title Using Shape Layers
  • Creating a Displace Source
  • Water Effect Using Caustics
  • Moderate the Distortion
  • Isolating the Bottle Using Color Range
  • Ripple Effect Transition
  • Perspective Match - Attach Type to Guitar Neck
  • Analyzing the Shot & Design the Titles
  • Planner Tracking Using mocha AE
  • Pasting the Tracking Data
  • Creating a Fluorescent Blinking Effect
  • Preparing a Blur Map
  • Preview
    Matching the Focus with Camera Lens Blur
  • Rotoscoping Fingers Using Masks
  • Hot Spot Type - Add Graphics to Runner Steps
  • Examining the Footage & Planning the Animation
  • Camera Tracking Preparations Setup
  • Adding Titles Across Z Space
  • Animating Titles & Setting Timing
  • Adding Contact Shadows & Light
  • Creating Pulse Effect Using Radio Waves
  • Placing Pulses Under a Runner's Steps
  • Masking the Runner Using Color Range
  • What's Next