3. Animating Text

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Create and animate text layers.

Stylize text using the Character and Paragraph panels.

Apply and customize text animation presets.

Preview animation presets in Adobe Bridge.

Install fonts using Adobe Typekit.

Animate text using keyframes.

Animate layers using parenting.

Edit and animate imported Adobe Photoshop text.

Use a text animator group to animate selected characters on a layer.


This lesson will take approximately two hours to complete. Download the Lesson03 project files from the Lesson & Update Files tab on your Account page at

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