Oooh that’s smooth… 

That is one of the biggest compliments I could get as a motion graphics designer. With every project, my goal is to be clean, eye-catching, and smooth. So when a student asked me to create a tutorial on how to smoothly reveal text from behind a bar, I took up the challenge.

Below you’ll see what I came up with. It involves things like track mattes, keyframe graphs, and shape layers. I hope you enjoy!

After Effects Smooth Text Transition Tutorial:

Did you enjoy that tutorial? Do you have any questions or comments? If so, please write them in the comments below.

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Phil