Building backgrounds with effects


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Building backgrounds with effects

Now I can remember as a new designer, the pressure I put on myself whenever I looked at a blank canvas. It was a little frustrating and daunting to say the least. But to be honest, the process of generating a background doesn't need to be daunting at all because there are some amazing generators inside of After Effects. Specifically, in this video, we'll be creating a gradient background. We'll also be creating an animated organic kind of background and then we'll explore how we can browse through some of the preset, prebuilt backgrounds in the animation presets within After Effects.

To get started, you can see, we have a background composition. Now most of the time when you're generating different elements within the After Effects, you'll need to go up under Layer and create a new Solid. If you ever go up to the Layer menu and its grayed out, just make sure you have the comp window or your timeline highlighted. Now when we go up under Layer you can choose New >...

Building backgrounds with effects
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Building backgrounds with effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CS6 Essential Training

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