Applying effects


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Applying effects

We're going to be continuing where we left off here in the last movie with the Solid and actually kind of screw with the solid a little bit. So, let's go ahead and open up the layer and across from Transform, you'll see this Reset button, if you click that, it'll reset all of these values to their defaults. If you right-click on any property, anywhere, even the Effect Controls panel that we'll look at in just a moment. If you click Reset, it'll reset that value. So, go ahead for Transform, click Reset to reset everything back to the way it was. Now we're going to apply an effect.

Go to the Effects & Presets panel. If it's not showing, you can go to the Window menu and choose Effects & Presets. Open up the Generate category of Effects. At the top here, you'll see an effect called Beam. This is great for laser blasts and light sabers and that type of thing. We're going to be using it to demo what it is to apply an effect. Now there are a few ways...

Applying effects
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Applying effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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