Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating subtle accents with duplicate layers, part of After Effects Guru: Animating Typography.
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…Now, we've already seen how we can add some accents by duplicating layers.…But in this video, we're going to create a duplicate layer,…that's going to give us sort of a shimmering, shaking glow effect.…But I'll also give you a tip, as to how…to deal with multiple layers of text, so should you need…to edit the text, you can easily make sure that all…of the duplicate layers, will change accordingly, to the new text.…Let's start by adding a shaking glow, underneath the word, seasons.…
So, select layer six, and press Cmd+D on…the Mac, or Ctrl+D on Windows to duplicate.…I want to select the layer below, and make sure its blend…mode, is not set to multiply, but just set to normal.…Then let's go up under the Color settings in the Character panel here.…And make sure that we've chosen something…that's a little bit more, close towards yellow.…Now, let's make this blur effect kind of pop out on the sides.…With layer seven selected, go up under the Effect menu, and choose Fast Blur.…
Or go down to Blur, and choose Fast Blur,…
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- Exploring the emotions of animation
- Choosing type for legibility
- Creating a visual hierarchy
- Working with text animation presets
- Animating cameras
- Creating high-energy animations vs. subtle, smooth animations
- Animating multiple lines of type