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Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training breaks down the editing workflow into bite-sized pieces, covering everything from setting up a project to exporting the final video to any format. Author David Basulto introduces the basics of editing in Adobe Premiere Elements as well as the advanced features like picture-in-picture overlays and audio and visual effects.
So now that you're a keyframe master, let's take a look at how to animate some more motion, as we did in the first exercise within this chapter. So I've two clips here, some dancing. Underneath it is the dance studio. I'm going to right-click here and delete and close my gap. And I think it'd be cool if this footage came spinning in and scaling from 0% to 50% in this corner here, so I'm going to do that. That's my little intro animation.
I am going to choose that clip by clicking on it. I lam going to go into Edit > Edit Effects, and now I'm going to down arrow the motion. And what do I like to do? Well, I like to click on my Show Keyframes button, because I want to do my work up here. So I want to give myself a little room to work, and I'm going to choose Toggle animation. So now I've got all my animation going. And if I move, you see I am moving my keyframe. But I don't want to do that.
I am going to press Command+Z to go back Ctrl+Z. What I want to do is scale. I can scale here in the middle, but I want to scale up here on the side, so I am going to scale down to what I think is a good size, and I'm going to stop right there. Now I'm going to select this and go up to this area, and that's where I want this to stop. So what I can do now is go to my end of my video and in the Position area I'm going to click on Add Keyframe. And now this keyframe has this position.
So my beginning and end, it's going to stay in the same position. So now I've got a scale, so I'm going to go down here to 0 and maybe about right here, let's type in 40%, and there it is. Now let's just take a look at that. I'll press the spacebar, and we're going to go from nothing to them dancing, a nice picture-in-picture, and everything looks great! So now let's add little spin to it, literally.
I am going to go here and make a keyframe for my rotation, but I already have one, right, because I turned on my Toggle animation. So I am going to go to about right here and I am going to start rotating. Now I can just do it here and click on it or I can move it. So let's just click on in it. I want to go one time, so that's one time 360 degrees. That's two times 360 degrees, so let's take a look at that.
We'll go back to 0, and let's press the spacebar, and here it is. Extra, extra, read all about it. There is dancing at the Santa Barbara Dance Arts Academy. So as you get more and more into animation, you can see that it really brings your movies to life when you move things around.
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