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Make motion graphics intro in Blender - Neon text pt.1

The first part of a two-part Blender tutorial showing some cool and easy tips
on how to make an epic motion graphics intro.
Creating 3d text with animated edges with glowing neon material in cycles.

This part covers: the creation of basic 3d text and shading it, extracting edges from the text object
and changing them to curves to make a dynamic appearing neon animation.

00:00 - Introduction
00:37 - 3d text creation
05:48 - Animating appearing edges (curves animation trick)

In the second part of this tutorial, DJ will show you how to apply the glowing neon effect using Blender’s compositor
As well as some simple yet powerful particle effects and camera animation tricks
Take your intro to the next level.

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Make motion graphics intro in Blender - Neon text pt.1