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Sick Text Effect

27.5.2010, 15:3    Total views: 26930

Today, Iím going to show you how to create sick text effect using the adobe after effects and flash. This effect can be used for some web banner or for some animation. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

Create a new after effects composition. Set the Width of Your composition to 300 and Height to 200 px. For Preset set Custom, for Pixel Aspect Ratio set Square Pixels and set the Frame Rate to 34 fps.



Step 2


Select the Horizontal Type Tool (Ctrl+T) and type any text on the Stage.

Step 3

Choose Window > Effects&Presets (Ctrl+5).

Step 4

In the Effects&Presets Panel choose Animation Presets > Text >  Organic > Sea-Sick. See the picture below!



Step 5

Using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique, move the Sea-Sick effect from Effects&Presets panel on the text on the stage.

Step 6

Go now to the Timeline and reduce the length of the film to the length of the animation.

Step 7

After that, choose Composition > Trim Comp To Work Area.

Step 8

Choose now File > Export > Adobe Flash (Swf).

Step 9

Create a new flash document. Set the Width of Your document to 300 and Height to 200 px. Set any color as background color and set the Frame Rate to 34 fps.

Step 10

Create a new Movie Clip (Ctrl+F8) and name it SickText_mc.



Step 11

Call the current layer sick text.

Step 12

Choose now File > Import > Import to Stage (Ctrl+R) and Import a swf file that we just made in After Effects.

Step 13

Go back on the main stage (Scene 1). After that, drag the Text Movie Clip from the Flash Library on the Flash Stage using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique.

Step 14

Click now on frame 250 (last keyframe of animation) and hit F5 key.

Test your animation and enjoy!

We're done!

Downlaod source file (.fla)

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