kinetic text

What happens when we become more deliberate in our thinking about placing text in motion and the direction suggested by the text itself? How does motion affect meaning and our interpretative process?
Video - Girl Effect.jpg As learners work to improve their skills and master the techniques of working with images and text effects, they often envision ever more complicated projects. At that point they may become frustrated when their vision exceeds their grasp. (Of course, this happens to every artist/creator in every medium!) At this point, it is sometimes good...
What does it mean to transform writing with technology? This was a question that was in the back of my mind recently as I first read the resource here at Digital Is by Danielle Nicole DeVoss around the idea of kinetic or moving text (which is sometimes referred to as modern version of illuminated text). When I first saw the work she was sharing, I was intrigued and wondered out loud in the...
Watch it 'full screen'.   It's a story.  It's a movie.  It's a revery. Inspired by Jenny Lee's rendering of the Hemingway story Cat in the Rain, Nicole Scott, a participant in the Three Rivers Writing Project Writers Camp, created this wonderful animated text called Toothpick Ocean, based on a story she composed.  The approach of having type move and animate is sometimes called kinetic type and...