Animated Lettering for GIFs: Boost Your Online Presence

A course by RYLSEE ☻ , Visual Artist

Visual Artist. Berlin, Germany.
Joined August 2021

Combine playful lettering with motion graphics to create eye-catching GIFs that stand out on social media

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  • 1644 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Combine playful lettering with motion graphics to create eye-catching GIFs that stand out on social media

A course by RYLSEE ☻

No matter your profession, showing your brand in motion has the power to make you instantly recognizable. Visual artist Cyril Vouilloz, better known as RYLSEE, specializes in helping brands establish strong visual identities that boost their online presence. He has worked with clients including Nike, Converse, and LinkedIn, helping to bring their design projects to life through striking lettering and GIFs.

In this course, he teaches you how to draw and develop playful lettering for your own collection of GIFs. Transform basic handwriting into bold, eye-catching lettering designs and bring them to life through animation. Are you ready to stand out online with striking animated stickers?

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 17 downloads

Introduction
3 minutes, 23 seconds
Script Letters
16 minutes, 50 seconds
Block Letters
12 minutes, 35 seconds
Font Personalities
10 minutes, 13 seconds
Consistency
11 minutes, 52 seconds
Your Message
11 minutes, 54 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (56)
  • 1644 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 40m)
  • 17 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create an eye-catching animated sticker that can be used on social media platforms and other websites.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone interested in boosting their online presence through lettering and GIF design.

Requirements and materials

Basic drawing skills are recommended.

In terms of materials, you will need drawing equipment, as well as access to a device with Procreate or Adobe Photoshop installed.


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RYLSEE ☻

A course by RYLSEE ☻

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Cyril Vouilloz, better known as RYLSEE, is a Swiss visual artist and author based in Berlin. He has been drawing for as long as he can remember and turned his childhood hobby into a 20-year career in visual arts. RYLSEE is a freelance designer and one of the founding members of Urban Spree, an arts and music venue in the heart of Berlin. He also runs lettering workshops for individuals, schools, universities, and companies.

RYLSEE has worked with clients including Nike, LinkedIn, and Converse. He has presented at art exhibitions all over the world and a number of his artworks have gained global attention, including his viral “Too Shy to Rap” design. In 2017 RYLSEE published How to Play With Letters, a guide on how to add playful touches to lettering. More recently he has moved into animated design, and his “New Post” Instagram sticker has been used over a billion times on the platform.


Content

  • U1

    Let’s Get Started

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Understanding Letters

    • Introduction
    • Script Letters
    • Block Letters
    • Font Personalities
    • Consistency
  • U3

    From Pencil Sketch to Moving GIF

    • Your Message
    • How It Moves
    • Basics of Motion
    • How to Animate 1
    • How to Animate 2
    • Alternative Motions
  • U4

    Sharing Your GIF with the World

    • GIPHY and Instagram
    • Last Words
  • FP

    Final project

    • Animated Lettering for GIFs: Boost Your Online Presence

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Animated Lettering for GIFs: Boost Your Online Presence. 3D, Animation, Calligraphy, and Typography course by RYLSEE ☻

Animated Lettering for GIFs: Boost Your Online Presence

A course by RYLSEE ☻
Visual Artist. Berlin, Germany.
Joined August 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (56)
  • 1644 students