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

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Eran Stern

Eran Stern

Trainer, After Effects, SternFX Ltd


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