Animate Layers and Text

How To : Animate layers and text in Adobe After Effects CS5

Learn how to create layer and text animations in After Effects CS5 by altering position, rotation, opacity and scale parameters. Whether you're entirely new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software, new to AE CS5, or just looking to pick up a few useful tip ...more

How To : Animate text & handwriting in Adobe After Effects

Corey Barker demonstrates a technique for animating text using the stroke effect in After Effects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photo ...more

How To : Animate floating text in Adobe Fireworks and Flash

Tom Green demonstrates this floating text technique by cutting the text out of the an image using Fireworks and then animating the text floating using Flash. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all ...more

How To : Create animated titles using layers in Sony Vegas

Windows Movie Maker has some pretty cool text effects. One of them is a layered effect for titles. Here is basically the same thing in Sony Vegas. I wasn't 100% sure if it was Furyp (I should have been saying Fury P)that requested this tutorial and I appoligize for not rememb ...more

How To : Animate text highlights in Final Cut Pro 5

The application the makes Apple's Final Cut Studio is the film editing app Final Cut Pro. With its ability to log and capture video onto your hard drive for editing, you can easily edit and process your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie. Final Cut Pro is a non-lin ...more

How To : Animate text in LiveType

LiveType ships with many sophisticated design elements so that you can add movement to your static text. You can access them in the media browser. Choosing, editing, applying, and previewing an effect is easy using the media browser and canvas. Live fonts are as easily manipul ...more

How To : Animate layers in Dreamweaver 8

You can use a Dreamweaver timeline to animate any object you insert in a layer. You can then move, resize, and affect the visibility of the layer across a time continuum. In this Dreamweaver 8 video tutorial you will learn how to animate layers. Make sure to hit "play tutorial ...more

How To : Animate text in a PowerPoint presentation

This video demonstrates how to animate text in a PowerPoint presentation. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to animate text in a PowerPoint pr ...more

How To : Animate text in After Effects CS4

This software tutorial gives you an overview of how to animate text in After Effects CS4. Learn how to employ manual and automated text animation techniques in After Effects CS4 as well as how to adjust the range selector and add animation properties. If you want to get starte ...more

How To : Animate text along a path in 3ds Max

In this 3ds Max video tutorial you will learn how to animate text along a path. You learn how to create a spline curve (path) and how to create and extrude 3D text. Once you have your path and your 3D text, you'll see how to use path deform to animate your text along the path. ...more

How To : Animate text and titles in Sony Vegas

Bill Myers shows how to quickly animate text and titles in Sony Movie Studio and Sony Vegas using the intro title from the LOST TV show as an example. Find more like this at http://www.bmyers.com

How To : Animate text for websites using Flash

In this how to video, you will learn how to create animated text flash using Flax. First, open the program. Now go to the menu and insert the text. We can modify the aspect, dimension, and position from here. The dimensions can be modified in the window or in the left menu. Th ...more

How To : Work with text and layers in GIMP

How to add text to images and start working with layers in GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) the free, open source image editor. Work with text and layers in GIMP. Click through to watch this video on utexas.edu

How To : Create and animate 3D text in Swift 3D v6

Learn all there is to know about creating and animating 3D text in Swift 3D v6. Whether you're new to Electric Rain's popular Flash-oriented 3D modeler or just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program, you're sure to find much of value from this free video software ...more

How To : Work with text in Flash

In this Adobe Flash CS3 Professional video the instructor shows how to work with text. This video shows how to work with text in flash and various other tips. First open your flash and create the text. Now format the text using the formatting option and by setting the proper f ...more

How To : Create text animation in Macromedia Flash 8

In this video tutorial you will learn to animate text within Flash. Learn to use Flash's built-in feature to quickly separate each letter in a word onto different layers. We'll then animate each letter one by one to achieve the effect we want. Create text animation in Macromed ...more

How To : Make a fashion style logo animation in Flash

This short video shows you how to create an animated fashion style logo in Flash. First he changes the background and frames per second to black and 24 respectively. He chooses the font for his text and then he converts the text into a movie clipping by hitting f8 and choosing ...more

How To : Use material tags to export CINEMA 4D text

This two-part video is designed for people who are very familiar with CINEMA 4D. When you're using CINEMA 4D, you can setup channels for export to compositing applications, but sometimes a material change is more efficient and easier. In this first part, you will learn how to ...more

How To : Make a flash banner in Adobe Fireworks CS3/CS4

First of all open adobe Firework CS3/CS4. Open the 'file', then 'new' and set a banner with 'width' as 900, 'height' as 100 and ‘resolution’ set as 72. It shall open a banner for you on the screen. Now from the side bar underneath the vector, select the 'ellipse tool' and then ...more

How To : Create an animated GIF file using Adobe Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an animated GIF file using Adobe Photoshop. Begin by opening the program. Then click on File and select New. Choose the size of your image and click OK. Now create your picture or text image. Once finished creating your image, ...more

How To : Create a simple movie poster in Photoshop

This video tutorial from TutVid shows how to create a simple movie poster text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS4. * First create a new file by clicking File-New. Set Width to 650 , Height to 960 and Background Contents to White. Click OK. * Press the 'G' button to grab the gradie ...more

How To : Make a cool quick text effect in After Effects

After Effects contains all manner of cool tools that you can use to create really appealing title effects for your films. This video will show you how to create one quick easy text effect in this powerful software suite by using a camera, null object, 3D text layers, and a par ...more

How To : Create a chrome logo in Adobe After Effects CS4

Using After Effects 3D layers and light sweep effect to create this text that moves in 3D space. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photosh ...more

Use Adobe Premiere Pro feature : text rolls and crawls

This tutorial shows you how to get your text moving in Premiere Pro CS4. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effec ...more

How To : Change object colors via ActionScript in Flash 8

Change object colors via ActionScript in Flash 8 This video is changing colors of movie items in ActionScript using Flash. Go to www.tutvid/download to get the program to change the colors. We're going to change the navigation bar and the text color. Choose the navigation bar ...more

How To : Create flaming chrome text in Adobe After Effects

In this tutorial J Schuh creates some flaming chrome text in After Effects using the glow and liquefy effects. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InD ...more

How To : Use Fireworks CS4

This ten-part video tutorial series covers all the new features and uses of Fireworks CS4. This is a great introduction to any user new to Fireworks in general, or wanting to learn what changes have happened from Fireworks CS3 to CS4. PART 1: RC talks about the new Fireworks C ...more

How To : Create A Nice Curtain In GIMP

Hello everyone, This is my first tutorial posted on WonderHowTo and as a starter I wanted to show you how to make a nice curtain in GIMP, the free Photoshop alternative. Even though GIMP does not have all the features of his expensive brother, you can still do some cool desig ...more

How To : Animate a flying bird using Illustrator and Flash

In this two-part tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how to animate a flying bird using Illustrator and Flash. In Part 1, he goes over the process of creating the vector assets in Illustrator. In Part 2, he brings the illustrator assets into Flash to animate the movement of the wi ...more

How To : Animate using keyFrames in Adobe Premiere Pro

Creating and editing animations by adjusting keyframes in Premiere Pro CS4. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Ef ...more

How To : Use Adobe InDesign's drag and drop text options

This clip shares some tips and tricks for using Adobe InDesign’s drag and drop text options. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started capitalizing on this oft-overlooked InDesign feature yourself, watch this free video software tu ...more

How To : Design a video game military logo in Photoshop

Call of Duty? Nope. SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs? Nah. Battlefield: Bad Company? Think again. This isn't any video game on the market, this is your own video game, well… your own video game logo - military-style. Learn how to make a military-style video game cover in Adobe Photosho ...more

How To : Simulate handwriting in After Effects

Learn to animate text in Adobe After Effects CS3 with this video tutorial so that it looks like it is being handwritten. This video tutorial from Matthew Butler shows three different methods of animating in After Effects CS3, the techniques can also be used in CS4 and CS5.

How To : Use the puppet tool in After Effects CS3

This tutorial shows you how to use the Puppet Tool in Adobe After Effects CS3. The Puppet Tool can be used when compositing in 2D or 3D space to manipulate and animate layers. If you are new to After Effects or have never used the Puppet tool, this tutorial will get you starte ...more

How To : Use masks in Flash CS3

This software tutorial shows you how to use masks in Flash CS3. Colin Smith explains what masks are and shows you how to open up creative possibilities by leveraging their power. Animate an image inside text and create a funky border with masks in Flash CS3. Use masks in Flash ...more

How To : Create a cool text style in Illustrator

Are you bored with the similar font styles? Open Adobe Illustrator, click the text tool. Select Arial font, bold & italic and a size of 48. Type some text and give its fill color-white and stroke color-black. Duplicate the layer text by going into layers. Then change the dupli ...more

How To : Create masked text on a website using Flash 8

This tutorial shows you how to create masked text on a website in Flash 8. This type of effect allows you to hide part of an object or text and slowly reveal or "animate" it. Great for making spotlight kind of effects. Create masked text on a website using Flash 8. Click throu ...more

How To : Draw realistic graffiti on a wall in GIMP

This tutorial describes how to create a realistic graffiti effect in a program called GIMP. You must first make sure that you have the font "writers original" installed on your computer. If not, you must download it to create this graffiti effect. Simply open a brick backgroun ...more

How To : Add strokes to text in Illustrator

In this video tutorial Adam Hay will revisit a technique used to add strokes to text. Strokes are outlines along the edges of a letter. With this technique, you could create multiple layers of strokes on your text.

How To : Create a simple text animation in Flash

In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Tony Ross demonstrates how to to create a simple text animation in Flash using Motion tweens and the Distribute to Layers command. Create a simple text animation in Flash. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net

How To : Create your own headlines in GIMP

Hulldo teaches you how to create your own headlines in GIMP. You start off with a new file and paint that a light brown. Make a selection on the file and create a new layer on top. Color that layer black and add Gaussian blur. Put that layer beneath so it will make a shadow on ...more

How To : Add shapes to your images in Photoshop

Sometimes you need to add things to your photographs and scanned documents. Usually we add text and that's cool. However, in this tutorial we'll go beyond text and learn the differences between shape layers, paths and pixel filled shapes.

How To : Create an ice text effect in Photoshop

It is a tutorial that how to make an ice text effect on Photoshop. First create a new layer select paint bucket tool switch black color and paint the layer now create an other layer, choose type tool then switch the white color and create a text "ice text" after go to layer pa ...more

How To : Create metallic text in Photoshop CS3

In this text effects tutorial you will learn how to create shiny, metallic looking text with reflections in Adobe Photoshop CS3. This is a beginners tutorial that will show you how to work with layers in Photoshop CS3, add texture and reflections to text and work with some ver ...more

How To : Create realistic reflections in GIMP

Would you like to learn how to create amazing realistic reflections using GIMP? If so then you need to watch this video. Within 4 minutes you will be making amazing reflections. You can find the source files here. Hulldo will walk you through the simple steps of creating text ...more

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