Introduction to Logo and Text Animation in After Effects — Part 1 - L6624a

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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, cameras, and lights to make the logo animation pop. You’ll also create a packshot animation by applying text animation presets and effects. Expand your skill set by learning some After Effects animation basics.

In Part 1, you’ll begin the process by taking a design from Illustrator to After Effects. Specifically, you’ll:

  • Create an After Effects composition from an artwork in Illustrator
  • Design, extrude, and texture a 3D multilayered logo
  • Precompose layers and define transformations

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