Blender Tutorial: Liquid Text Animation

By tutor4u
This Blender video demonstrates how to make text that looks like it’s made of a liquid material. Dynamic Paint is used to create a wave effect. Blender version 2.73 was used for this tutorial. This video shows many techniques that may be helpful to beginners and intermediate users.

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Video Contents:
00:24 Text added.
01:14 Convert text into a mesh.
01:36 Remesh modifier.
02:28 Text smoothed.
03:01 Sphere added.
03:32 Sphere position animated.
04:58 Floor added.
05:43 Floor material set.
06:13 Lighting is setup.
06:26 Text material set.
06:58 Sphere material set.
07:17 Dynamic Paint is setup for the text and sphere.
08:46 Dynamic Paint is tested.
08:57 Camera view is setup.
09:31 Render options are setup.
10:39 Animation rendering is started.
11:08 Play finished animation.