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Mike Tosetto
Make text like jelly
on Oct 4, 2012 at 5:34:12 am

Hi guys

Hoping someone can help me with an elegant solution to what I'm trying to do.

I'd rather use AE for this as it's a 2D animation I'm working on but I use C4D as well. I'm just looking for options of how to achieve this.

I've got a bunch of words as text lined up on top of each other and a bunch of voice tracks that say the words.

As the voices say the words, I want to expand the part of the word that is being said. I also want the other words to react (be pushed out of the way).

I've included a link to an example here. I did this with the Reshape tool in After Effects. It's not bad, but it's not perfect.

Anyway, it gets across the idea. Please take a look and let me know if you've got any thoughts that may help me get an elegant solution with this one.

Cheers as always


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Vishesh Arora
Re: Make text like jelly
on Oct 4, 2012 at 8:54:13 am


You can use " Bulge Effect " to make Jelly Like effect.

Its in Distort>Bulge.

Here is something that I have Done with this:

Vishesh Arora
VFX and Motion Graphics Artist
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Demo Reel(3D):

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