Adding a video panel


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Adding a video panel

Now that we have our floor in place, let's put something on top of it. So let's just say this Skater panel layer. Again I am going to use the shortcut Command+Forward slash on Mac, Ctrl+Forward slash on Windows, to add to the composition. If your Current Time Indicator is at the very start of the comp, it may be difficult to see the layer clearly because the block dissolve hasn't really brought it on yet. Go ahead and scrub that Current Time Indicator a little bit later until you see the entire layer. Again, it enables 3D layer switch. Since we do want the wall to stay upright there's no need to flip its X dimension, but I do need to change its height so that it sits nicely on that floor.

I am going to type P to reveal its position and Shift+A to also reveal its Anchor Point. The Position parameter actually tells you where the Anchor Point of a layer is. Anchor Points default to the very middle of layers. If I want the bottom of this layer to sit on the floor this might req...

Adding a video panel
Video duration: 3m 40s 3h 26m Intermediate Updated Dec 19, 2012

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Adding a video panel provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title

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Video
Software:
After Effects
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