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In this video, we're going to look at using actual moving video and create a higher-end picture-in-picture than we learned in the Working with Stills and Graphics chapter. So, the first thing I want to do is bring in my video, to make sure my sequence matches my clips. Now, in an earlier chapter, we learned how to create multiple transitions over a bunch of clips. And it looked like this when we created it. We're going to reuse that sequence. And what I want to do is I want to drop it down.
And I want to put it inside a graphic called GF Pizza recipe. And if I double-click to load that into our source monitor, I say I have the whole recipe. And I have this nice empty space where I can put this video. So, the first thing I want to do is go back to my empty sequence and I'm going to actually grab the Multiple Transition sequence and drop that into this blank sequence. So, take note, you can actually drop complete sequences into other sequences.
And the advantage of doing this is now this sequence is treated as a clip. So, I can go ahead and apply filters and motion to it and its applied to all the clips inside of that sequence. For example, if I wanted to go and do the first step of creating a picture in picture, I would select this sequence go to the Effects Control tab, go to Motion and Scale it down. Now, I do want to point out something you might do that could get you into trouble.
If you double-click on a sequence that's already inside another sequence, it just opens that sequence up so you can access it. That's actually a good thing, because you can still modify the contents of the embedded sequence. So, I've now made it smaller. I'm going to move it up a track because I want to be able to put this graphic behind it, the gluten free pizza recipe. And I can drag that directly to the Timeline and stretch it out, so it fills the duration of the narration. Now, that I have my graphic in place I'll go back to multiple transitions double-click on it to get the wire frame and position it exactly where I want it to be.
Now, I want to make sure that it's big enough for me to see, but obviously it covers over the recipe. So, that's where we're going to be using some of the filters that we learned to use earlier. If you go into the Effects tab, we want to use the Crop filter. And I can drop that directly onto multiple transitions. And now, when I select it and load it into the Effects Control tab I have my crop. I can click on that, so I can visually just grab the edge and bring it right over to make a perfect square. If I want to resize it at this point I can go ahead and go back to the scale. Or click on the Motion tab and do it physically in the interface. So, this is a good start, I have my animated graphic, I've cropped it right, I just want to bring up the quality a little bit.
Give it a little bit more oomph, so to do that I'm going to add two more effects. I really don't like this crisp hard edges, I want to give it a little bit of style. And so now, in addition to the crop, I want to add a filter called Rough and Edges. And if I drop that onto the clip, you'll start seeing there a little bit rough over there. But once I step into the Effects tab with Rough and Edges, I have a lot of different types I can choose. But I'll stick with the default rough in and what I want to do is just bring up how rough and edgy it is.
And I can work with these sliders, and there we go. The border slider is giving me what I want, and so that has a different kind of look and feel to it. I kind of like that, and I just want to add one more element to this to give it a little bit of depth and that would be a drop shadow. I drag the drop shadow on, add a little bit more to the distance. And instead of being this gray, I'm going to go ahead, grab the eye dropper, match pizza, and go ahead and make it a 100% opaque but nice and soft. >> And there we go.
Let's go ahead and play this and see how our new title looks. >> The flour, the cheese, the eggs, the oil and the. >> I like that, I can hear the description, I see something that's very interesting and it's very easy to create. It's just a matter of three different filters and a little bit of motion. Now, if you really like this, you could go ahead, select multiple transitions. When it's loaded in tot he Effects Control panel simply select everything. Right-click and you can save that as a preset and drop it onto any clip that you want and it will be positioned in that exact location and look exactly like you see it.
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