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Creating and using effect presets

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So, I have this clip here of the downtown and I want to add that cartoon, because I'm just into that cartoon look. So, I'm going to go into my Effects, and do the dropdown menu and look for it, but it's already there. So, I'm going to choose that and get a little bit of real estate. So, let's drag this down. And here it is. I want to drag it onto my footage. I can also go down onto the actual clip, but I'll just go here. And that looks really cool, like, I really wish I could draw like that. Let's just play that for a second. Pretty fun! Now, if I click on the clip and go into the Edit Effects and click my down arrow, I can see that I have this other toggle box, and if I go down, there are all these different types of presets that were already made for me.

Creating and using effect presets

So, I have this clip here of the downtown and I want to add that cartoon, because I'm just into that cartoon look. So, I'm going to go into my Effects, and do the dropdown menu and look for it, but it's already there. So, I'm going to choose that and get a little bit of real estate. So, let's drag this down. And here it is. I want to drag it onto my footage. I can also go down onto the actual clip, but I'll just go here. And that looks really cool, like, I really wish I could draw like that. Let's just play that for a second. Pretty fun! Now, if I click on the clip and go into the Edit Effects and click my down arrow, I can see that I have this other toggle box, and if I go down, there are all these different types of presets that were already made for me.

So, we're on Animation now, but what is Hallucination? Well, yeah, I can kind of see that's a hallucination right there. Pencil Test. Okay, that's kind of cool too. Really Bad Dream, now that's fun. Oh, that looks crazy. I'm going to just scroll over that. Yeah, I don't think I've had some dreams like that. I want to go back to Animation because I just kind of like that one, but I want to do some changes on it. So, I'm going to toggle down my lines. I'm going to make my lines have a little more density.

So, I'm going to just drag this over, let go, and I've got little more density. Maybe the Width, I'd like them to be a little bigger. See them getting bigger right there? And I'm going to leave the rest alone. And now I'm going to go into Paint. So, maybe I want smoothness to be a little better, so I'll add that. That's a little nicer. So, that's great. So, I'm pretty happy with that, but what if the next scene I decide I want the cartoon look on there too? So, I would have to actually go back into my Effects and drag it on here, and you know what? It's going to be a different effect than the first one, because I'd changed it.

So, what can I do? I'm going to go back into my first one. Notice the presets say None now because I took the animation, I did some changes, so it no longer was its own preset like it came with the box. But if I right-click here, I can choose Save Preset. And I'm going to change this to Dave's Cartoon Look and leave this to default and press OK. Now, when I go to my next clip and select it and go to Edit > Effect, I can do the dropdown menu, actually right here where it says Video Effect, and look for My Presets. And guess what? There's Dave's Cartoon Look.

Now, I just need to click and drag it on here or onto the footage and now this matches the first clip. All the things I did in the first clip are exactly the same, the lines and everything. So, this is going to come in really handy as you start to add a lot of effects or color correct and you want the color to be standard throughout the movie. You want to start creating your own presets and saving them, and the good news is you can always go back to them later and add them to other projects.

Now, let's check out one more way that I can do that. So, I'm going to look for some other footage, this little clip right here and add it there. So, this has nothing on it. I want to add some stuff on here, so I'm going to right-click and choose Copy, and then I'm going to click on this clip and choose Paste Attributes, and let's see what happens. Well, there it is. Now if I select that clip, go into my Edit window, choose Edit Effect, there's my Cartoon Plus right there.

It has all the presets because it says None. It doesn't say Dave's Cartoon, but it is that. So, this is yet another way to add the same effect to multiple clips within the Timeline.

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Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training

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  1. 3m 1s
    1. Welcome
      52s
    2. How to use the exercise files
      2m 9s
  2. 11m 10s
    1. Understanding the interface
      6m 45s
    2. An overview of the editing workflow
      4m 25s
  3. 14m 29s
    1. Creating a new project
      2m 14s
    2. Importing media
      2m 9s
    3. Capturing media
      4m 24s
    4. Managing media
      2m 44s
    5. Missing media and correctly saving projects
      2m 58s
  4. 15m 35s
    1. Sceneline or Timeline?
      2m 25s
    2. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Sceneline
      2m 2s
    3. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Timeline
      3m 16s
    4. Modifying clips with the context menu
      4m 57s
    5. Rendering: What is the red bar?
      2m 55s
  5. 23m 18s
    1. Adjusting clip length in the Preview window
      2m 4s
    2. Adjusting clip length in the Sceneline
      2m 43s
    3. Adjusting clip length in the Timeline
      4m 40s
    4. Playing with time: Freeze, change speed, and duration
      6m 31s
    5. Splitting and moving clips
      2m 10s
    6. Applying transitions: Getting from scene to scene
      5m 10s
  6. 30m 17s
    1. Applying effects to clips
      3m 29s
    2. The new Pan and Zoom tool
      1m 42s
    3. Adjusting the position, scale, and rotation of clips, and creating picture-in-picture effects
      3m 35s
    4. Using the Tracker
      5m 26s
    5. Using the Effects Mask tool
      3m 1s
    6. Videomerge and Green Screen
      3m 38s
    7. Creating and using effect presets
      4m 12s
    8. Making color adjustments using effects
      5m 14s
  7. 16m 38s
    1. Understanding animation
      5m 57s
    2. Animating video effects
      3m 30s
    3. Using keyframes with motion effects
      3m 4s
    4. Working with keyframes directly in the Timeline
      4m 7s
  8. 18m 44s
    1. Recording voiceovers and narration
      3m 25s
    2. Using SmartSound for great music soundtracks
      5m 39s
    3. Applying audio effects
      2m 48s
    4. Mixing audio with SmartMixer
      6m 52s
  9. 17m 50s
    1. Creating and animating text
      9m 24s
    2. Creating lower thirds
      5m 31s
    3. Using style presets and templates
      2m 55s
  10. 9m 40s
    1. The Auto-Analyzer
      2m 36s
    2. InstantMovie and themes
      4m 5s
    3. Smart Trim
      2m 59s
  11. 10m 7s
    1. Creating your first DVD
      4m 17s
    2. Creating Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, and web DVDs
      5m 50s
  12. 8m 58s
    1. Sharing your project to YouTube
      2m 36s
    2. Sharing your project to a video file
      4m 42s
    3. Sharing your project to a mobile device
      1m 40s
  13. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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