Unit 03 - Text Composition

Unit Objectives


  • Learn about kinetic typography
    Barbara Brownie's model of temporal typography breaks down kinetic typography into:
    • motion typography - 2 or 3D plane with letter and word mofing , scrolling zooming etc.
    • fluid typography - letterforms change but might remain in the same place
    • Check out the Assigned Midterm




Day'O Typography from Julien Loth on Vimeo.


  • Blending Modes


  • Creating a Globe
  • Importing PSD

  • Animating Text - title and action safe auto-open panels that go with paragraph and Character
  • Change workspace to text
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Trim / Slip
  • Solo / Shy
  • RAM preview
  • square example to understand anchor points


Flobots - One Love from qGraphiCz on Vimeo.


Create three kinetic typography animation using adjectives. Each animation should be in it's own composition. See example below