Evan Abrams shows how to create an animated typeface in After Effects easily.

We’re not talking about simple Text Animator animation here. Instead, Evan Abrams shows how you can create a system that will help you create an animated typeface in After Effects. That means creating animation for every single letterform. If that sounds like a lot of work, well, it is! But some things can help work faster, and that’s what Evan covers here.

Building an Animated Typeface.

“This tutorial will set you up for success,” Evan says. “We start with a system for breaking up the work.” Then the tutorial has a look at strategies that will help you animate any font. Evan even talks a bit about how to use all the pieces once complete.