Assemble Adobe After Effects Components into Final Video


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Creating a radar sweep

I've closed the pre-comp from the previous movie. The next element we're going to make is this gradient that sweeps around just underneath the floor. There's also a subtle lightning effects going on that we're also be adding to this gradient. So to get started we'll make another pre-comp. This composition we'll call it Radar and this size for this comp should be 1200x1200. We arrived at this number through trial and error. When you are making elements, take a best guess of what size something like this should be, you can always come back later and resize the comp.

But in general, always make your elements larger than the final size. It's usually better to scale them down slightly than have to scale them up, because they're too small. The Pixel Aspect Ratio, again, is Square Pixels, 29.97. The same duration, 10 seconds as the previous comp, but for this background color let's pick any color except white or black. Our gradient will be white to black. So we ...

Creating a radar sweep
Video duration: 5m 13s 3h 26m Intermediate Updated Dec 19, 2012

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Creating a radar sweep 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
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After Effects
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