Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding glows, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
In this movie we're going to have a look at how you can add a glow to your final …animation the lava animation to really make it seem like lights being emitted …from the lava. Now we're in main setup end number 12 composition. …And that's in creative effects AEP, which you can find in 05 Creative Effects …folder, which is in the project files folder. …Now, what I'm going to do is I'm just going to solo these layers here.…
The lava blobs and all the layers underneath. …And if you select the Lava Blobs Layer and hit E on the keyboard, that will open …up the effects, and you'll see that I've got Mr. …Mercury and, sapphire glow on here. Now you may not have the sapphire glow …effect installed, so we're going to switch it off. …And I'm going to show you how you can recreate it using the built-in glow …effect in After Effects CS 5.5, and here it is in the stylize section.…
I'm going to drag it onto my layer, and we'll just close up the effects and …presets panel again. And already, you can see we've got a …
- Working with audio
- Preparing source files
- Structuring your After Effects project
- Working with shapes and effects
- Optimizing performance
- Animating text
- Creating 3D animation
- Using expressions to create motion
- Rendering your final movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
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1. Working with Audio
2. Preparing Source Files
3. Structuring Your After Effects Project
4. Working with Shapes
5. Working with Effects
6. Optimizing Performance
7. Animating Text
8. Creating 3D Animation
9. Using Expressions to Create Motion
10. Rendering Your Final Movie
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