Building an animated background texture


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Building an animated background texture

I've been using this one funky background throughout the course that I created using textures. This is the video where I'll actually show you how I built that background graphic. So, first things first. Let's go over to the Project pane and open our PaintStrokes layers, and you'll notice that we have a layered Photoshop document that's just been imported as a composition. So if we double-click on the Splat layer here and open it up, you can see this is a watercolor brushstroke that I scanned in off of a piece of rice paper.

It is on a transparent background. If I go ahead and show the alpha channel, here you can see that I have the rice paper and yeah, there are some slight areas of transparency, but that's literally how the paper looks. If you want to know how I cut that out of the background, feel free to jump to any of the Photoshop training courses. There are plenty of different ways to make selections and cut out backgrounds in Photoshop, and we're not gettin...

Building an animated background texture
Video duration: 16m 48s 7h 57m Intermediate

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Building an animated background texture provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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