Burnt wood text effects and image animation – After Effects tutorial

In this tutorial we will show you how to turn a text or picture into a mask with only a click, and turn it into a handwriting-like animation with the Stroke effect. We will tell the best way to make your scenes longer and how to turn your hand animation into a 3D intro video.

00:45 – Handwriting text animation
11:52 – Drawing picture
19:20 – Light and 3D and depth of field

More info about this tutorial, and the free download link for the wood texture used in the video here:

Burnt wood image and text animation


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Farid Louali says:

I have a question: if i want to change the text and the logo : i need to repeat ALL this tuto or i can change only few things ? thanks 🙂



Swapnil Mehta says:

Its really AMAZING.. love it… BG Music is so awesome

Farid Louali says:

just wonderful , i have just do it thanks for all !!!

Merochitra Studio says:

you are dope

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Liam Shields says:

in the third part where you start panning the camera to rescale the whole image did you use a key while you clicked and dragged to where you wanted it? sorry i know this is a noob question

Edit: Nevermind i must have misclicked and the layer wasn’t 3D…

Virupama Kappagel says:

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Silent Ghost!! says:

is it possible in AE cs4 ??

Elmer Mauricio Gonzalez Barahona says:

maravilloso tutorial me a servido de mucho a verdad para mi proyecto se agradece inmensamente mil gracias por compartir tus habilidades….

Amey Govekar says:

How much would you charge to make a video like this? Need it urgently.

Five'n'Twelve says:

After pressing CTRL+SHIFT+H evrything disappears I can not see my text. PLZ help

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Raeed Eassa says:

Can i make it start writing from right to left?

Mom spaghetti says:

i’m getting it but mine is just so blur and then the burning effect moving across the letters sometimes just comes too thick any help i could use to make the letters come out really clear?

kiran kumar raya says:

It’s really great work. Amazing.

CG ARAB says:

if you use the plugin then plz which one ? And Awesome Work

World's Craziest Trucking A.K.A. Pickle says:

Where do u get the cool music at

Kamenashi Kazuya says:

Thank you So much

Mark N. Reprisal says:

Is some narration and voice instruction too damned much to ask !?!!

Love songs says:

OOHH nice make more

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