Type@Cooper - Movable Type: Animation for Typographers

Movable Type: Animation for Typographers

with Todd Goldstein

Tue., Oct. 02 – Tue., Dec. 04, 2018
6:30PM – 9:30PM
location: On campus

Motion plays an increasingly pivotal role in graphic design, from UI ineractions to logo animations to full-scale motion graphics sequences, but it can be intimidating to designers whose experience is primarily in static, type-focused disciplines.

In this 10-week course, you’ll learn the basics of Adobe After Effects as well as the fundamental principles of animation and its effect on design, typography, and meaning. Through a series of lectures and hands-on projects, you’ll learn techniques for making your static compositions come to life—how to craft motion styles, how to fine-tune timing, how to tell a story through cause and effect—as well as an overview of After Effects’ arsenal of type-based effects. You’ll leave with a generous foundation in a wickedly fun new discipline, making motion a fundamental addition to your toolkit.

    Required Materials:

  • Laptop with Adobe After Effects CC CC 2015 or later, as well as Illustrator and/or Photoshop

Registration for this workshop will open September 5, 2018. Please join our mailing list for updates and announcements.

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Instructor: Todd Goldstein

Movable Type: Animation for Typographers
Todd Goldstein is a designer, animator, and musician from Boston, MA. He is an Associate Partner on Emily Oberman’s team at Pentagram New York.