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Cassius Clay
How to create a highlight effect
on May 10, 2017 at 10:47:09 pm







Hi guys! ☺ Trying to learn my way around After Effect and would like to create a box effect for individual words like in the video above. Any help would be appreciated.


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Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Re: How to create a highlight effect
on May 11, 2017 at 8:59:52 am

If it's just a matter of the highlights, you can use colored rectangular shapes with the opacity animated from 0 to 100 in 2-3 frames to come up at the right moments. Set the Shape layer transfer (blending) mode to Multiply (or Overlay) to get the highlight effect.
Of course you would have to animate the shape layer to move with the text layer.

Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Senior VFX Artist


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Alessandro Reali
Re: How to create a highlight effect
on Feb 23, 2018 at 3:45:59 pm

I shared a free project on my blog, using a script that fit automatically highlight box to text dimensions.

https://alessandroreali.blogspot.it/2018/02/come-creare-un-highlight-text.h...

Enjoy.


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