In this series of tutorials we’ll go through the entire process of creating a kinetic typography video in After Effects. We’ll start by creating a storyboard in Photoshop and then creating graphic assets in Illustrator. We’ll then look at the best way to import those assets into After Effects. From there we’ll complete the animation in AE, where we’ll discuss workflow and important concepts like syncing audio and nesting animations. Download the source files and follow along.
In this tutorial series, we will be introduced to working with After Effects, Adobe’s powerful motion design software. We’ll start with a quick tour around the interface and then we’ll dive in to a simple animation.
The student in GD 101 Design Fundamentals finished the course with a project that combined mark and image making with typography into a poster to raise awareness about a social issue of their choice. You can read the original brief here. Continue reading →
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