If you are looking to create an Amazing Neon Text Animation then you are definitely at the right place. In this tutorial, you will learn to create an outstanding Neon Logo or Text Animation in Adobe After Effect with the help of Saber Plugin. Saber is a free plugin from Videocopilot. Thanks to Andrew Kramer for this amazing Plugin. After watching this tutorial or following this step-by-step guide you will easily create your own Neon Text Animation in Adobe After Effects.
Let’s get started!
Step 1: Open Adobe After Effects then Go to the Composition Menu and create a New Composition. Rename it to the Texture.
Step 2: Go to the File Menu > Import > Import the Texture. Then Drag the texture image to the new composition and decrease the scale.
Step 3: Create a New Composition rename it to the Floor and drag the Texture composition to it and Enable the 3D option.
Step 4: Go the Layer > New > Select the Camera and rotate the image then drag it just like this.
Step 5: Select the Layer > Go to Effects & Presets and search the Effect Motion Tile. Drag and drop to the screen and change the output width and height to 250 and check the Mirror Edges.
Step 6: Go back to the Neon logo Animation composition and dag the Floor composition, just above the Reflection layer and Hide the floor layer.
Step 7: Go to the Layer > New > Select Adjustment layer. Drag the Adjustment layer, just above the reflection layer.
Step 8: Go to the Effects & Presets and search the Effect Compound Blur. Drag and drop it to the Adjustment layer and change the blur layer to Floor then change the maximum blur to 185.
Step 9: Go to the Effects & Prestes and search the Effect CC Glass. Drag and drop to the Adjustment layer. Change these settings under the Surface: Change the Bump Map to Floor. Change the property to 0. Softness to 6. Displacement to 5. Go under the shading: Change the roughness to 0.002.
Let me show you to make a color control layer.
Step 10: Go to Layer Menu > New > Select Null object. Rename it to Neon Color, right-click on it and go to Effect > Then Expression control and Select Color control. Press E to open effects select the logo layer then Under the Saber Effect Hold the ALT key on the keyboard and click the Glow color watch icon to add an expression. Drag the pick whip to the color control and do the same for the reflection layer. Now, we can easily change the neon color for our logo and reflection.
We are done! Our Neon Text Animation is ready in Adobe After Effects.
Here you can Download the Free Project File (File Size: 4.91 MB)
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