Kinetic Typography Crash Course - Create Motion Graphic Text

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Ever wanted to add motion to your video titles and text? Kinetic typography is everywhere nowadays - in films, commercials, music videos, online courses. This 'motion typography' makes your videos look more professional and engaging. While it seems complicated, creating your own kinetic typography videos in Adobe After Effects is quite simple when broken down into the basic animations that are actually happening. That's what this course is all about - breaking down a complicated motion graphics video, and teaching you how to animate each type of text animation. What will you be able to do with this course? Use traditional cuts to introduce new words Reveal text with scale and position animation Rotate and flip text onto the screen Revolve text onto the screen (like they do in so many commercials!) Improve animations with motion blur, easy ease, and graph editing Export and upload your videos Much more! If you've ever wanted to jump right into creating kinetic typography videos, but didn't know how - this is the perfect course for you. How does this course work? This course is taught using Adobe After Effects. We used the latest Creative Cloud version of After Effects, but you can use any previous version (CS6 or earlier) because the process is the same. In this course, we dive right into creating kinetic typography in After Effects. While it will be easier to follow along if you have some experience with After Effects, it is not a requirement. If this course goes too quickly or seems too advanced for you, try enrolling in our full Kinetic Typography or Complete Adobe After Effects courses, which are for complete After Effects beginners. Throughout this course, you will be working on your own kinetic typography project. Each lesson breaks down one scene from the sample video, going over a new technique in revealing text (cut, scale, position, and rotation animations). What bonuses are included in this course? Follow along by using the downloadable After Effects project file. This way, you can follow along with everything we do in the course. Why should you enroll? You should enroll if you want to quickly learn the basic building blocks of creating advanced and intricate text animations. Phil, the instructor, is always available to help out - as if you were in a live course. So if you ever get stuck or need something explained, you will find an answer. By the way, Phil has taught over 100,000 students here on Udemy and really knows how to explain complex ideas - like motion typography - to beginners like you. We can't wait to see you in the course! What are the requirements? no previous knowledge is required, although basic knowledge of After Effects will make this course easier to follow to follow along, download any version of Adobe After Effects. In the course, we're using the latest Creative Cloud version. What am I going to get from this course? create stunning kinetic typography videos on their own use modern techniques to reveal text in their videos make their videos look better with better-looking titles understand the basics of After Effects What is the target audience? anyone that makes videos video editors and motion graphics designers
  • Section 1: Getting Started with the Course
    00:05:31
    • Lecture 1: Course Overview

      In this video, I'll show you how to take this course and succeed.

      00:02:39
    • Lecture 2: What is the Course Project?

      In this lesson, find out more information about what you'll be working on throughout this course. Also, download the course project file to follow along with the lessons.

      00:01:52
  • Section 2: Kinetic Typography Basic Animations
    00:59:00
    • Lecture 3: Revealing Text with Cuts and Scale Animations

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with cuts and scale animations.

      00:13:40
    • Lecture 4: Is This a 5-Star Course?

      Here's a quick message from Phil about leaving a review for this course.

      00:02:14
    • Lecture 5: Revealing Text with Position Animations

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with position animations.

      00:08:51
    • Lecture 6: Revealing Text with Rotation Animations and Flipping Text

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with rotation animations (flipping and swinging text).

      00:12:56
    • Lecture 7: Revealing Text with a Wipe Reveal

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to reveal text with wipe reveals.

      00:07:45
    • Lecture 8: Adding a Background

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to add backgrounds that make your kinetic typography videos look amazing.

      00:09:02
    • Lecture 9: Add a Texture to Your Background

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to add textures to your background.

      00:01:25
    • Lecture 10: Adding Camera-like Motion to Your Scenes

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to a camera-like movement to your text scenes.

      00:03:07
  • Section 3: Exporting and Posting Your Course Project
    00:02:38
    • Lecture 11: Exporting Videos from After Effects

      In this kinetic typography tutorial, learn how to export high quality videos from After Effects that can be posted online.

      00:02:38
  • Section 4: Bonus Kinetic Typography Techniques
    00:13:41
    • Lecture 12: Revolving 3D Text Animation

      Here's a tutorial from the Video School Online YouTube channel that teaches a cool way to reveal text.

      00:12:10
    • Lecture 13: Bonus - Discount for Full Course

      Learn more about the advanced Kinetic Typography and Complete After Effects courses.

      00:01:31
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