Animated Lettering

A course by MEMOMA Estudio
Specialized study in design, illustration and animation. Ciudad de México, Mexico.
On Domestika since 11/26/2015
, Specialized study in design, illustration and animation

Learn to design and animate your own letters

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (192)
  • 3147 students

Learn to design and animate your own letters


  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (192)
  • 3147 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Intermediate
  • 34 Lessons (8h 24m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever


MEMOMA, a specialized study in digital animation, will teach you three different processes to design and animate your own lettering creations, achieving that through the concept and the technique the message to be communicated is reinforced.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Lettering
  • U3
    U3. Lettering Animated frame by frame
  • U4
    U4. Animated Lettering in After Effects
  • U5
    U5. Animating in 3D in Cinema 4D
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin to learn more about the work and influences of MEMOMA Estudio.

Then you will know the differences and similarities between lettering, calligraphy and typography as well as some tricks to do a good job of lettering.

Then, MEMOMA will show you how to make the first sketches using three different processes. In the first one, you will learn to apply some basic concepts such as the basic structure of letters, composition, intention or graphic style. In the second, you will delve into the use of geometric shapes, modules and color, while the third will be focused on creating a lettering based on different typographical sources.

Finally you will discover three ways to animate a step-by-step lettering: cel animation or traditional animation frame by frame, with After Effects and in 3D with the help of Cinema 4D.

What is this course's project?

You will animate a slogan and / or a personal phrase to include it in your Demo Reel or portfolio.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To designers, illustrators, typographers, calligraphers and animators who want to expand their experience in the world of animated lettering and learn about the creative process of MEMOMA Estudio.

What you need

To complete this course, you will need to have very basic knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Cinema 4D.

Regarding the materials, you will need pencil and paper, a camera or scanner and a computer with the installed programs.

New to Adobe After Effects? In that case, we recommend taking Domestika Basics courses to learn how to use the software: Introduction to After Effects.


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MEMOMA Estudio

A course by MEMOMA Estudio

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Specialized study in design, illustration and animation

MEMOMA ESTUDIO is a creative team passionate about the design in motion based on operations in Mexico City that for more than 7 years have developed many commercial and cultural projects, always striving to leave personal projects aside.

They like animation, graphic design and lettering, urban culture, music, comics, cartoons and movies; elements that always in your work to enrich your projects and have fun in the process.

In his words: "we love what we do and always try to experiment and learn with each project. Trying never to repeat ourselves, this philosophy means that each project is approached in different ways and thus obtain new results ".

Among his clients are Cartoon Networks, Discovery Kids, Nike, BBVA Bancomer, Nissan, Diageo, Cut Out Fest, Traveling Festival, NatGeo Channel, Viacom, Unilever, Mountain Dew, Televisa Networks, Once Tv Mexico and Philip Morris, among others.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • We
    • Influences
  • U2

    Lettering

    • Definition of Lettering. Differences between typography and calligraphy
    • Basic structure of the letter: tricks to perform a good lettering
    • Development Lettering 1 Part 1
    • Development of Lettering 1 Part 2
    • Development of Lettering 1 Part 3
    • Development of Lettering 1 Part 4
    • Development of Lettering 2 Part 1
    • Development of Lettering 2 Part 2
    • Development of Lettering 2 Part 3
    • Development of Lettering 3 part 1
    • Development of Lettering 3 Part 2
  • U3

    Lettering Animated frame by frame

    • Introduction
    • Photoshop for animation
    • Plan the animation 1
    • Plan animation 2
    • To give atoms
    • Details in Photoshop
  • U4

    Animated Lettering in After Effects

    • Display the animation
    • Preparation of files
    • Import AE
    • Animate Lettering Part 1
    • Animate Lettering Part 2
    • Animate Lettering Part 3
  • U5

    Animating in 3D in Cinema 4D

    • Plan scene (storyboard)
    • Introduction to C4D
    • Generate model Part 1
    • Generate model Part 2
    • Animate Lettering Part 1
    • Animate Lettering Part 2
    • Animate Lettering Part 3
    • Assign materials and render Part 1
    • Assign materials and render Part 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Animated Lettering

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Animated Lettering. A 3D, and Animation course by MEMOMA Estudio

Animated Lettering

A course by MEMOMA Estudio
Specialized study in design, illustration and animation. Ciudad de México, Mexico.
On Domestika since 11/26/2015
  • 99% Positive reviews (192)
  • 3147 students