Introduction to Logo and Text Animation in After Effects Part 2 - L6624b


Learn how to animate your company’s logo to make it stand out. In this follow along lab, motion designer Eran Stern will guide you through the process of animating a multilayered Illustrator file in After Effects. You’ll use 3D layers, camera and light tools to make the logo animation pop. You’ll also create a packshot animan by applying text animation presets and effects. Expand your skill set by learning some After Effects animation basics. In Part 2 of this three part lab, you’ll take your logo further with lighting effects and animation.

Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Add a camera, lights, shadows and reflections
  • Animate layers using keyframes and parenting
  • Work with the graph editor

Technical Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Type: Lab

Category: How To

Track: Graphic Design, Video

Audience: Art/Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Motion Graphics/Visual Effects Artist, Post-Production Professional, Print Designer, Web Designer