Generating graphic effects with adjustment layers


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Generating graphic effects with adjustment layers

Generating graphics inside of After Effects can be extraordinarily rewarding. But you have to be careful because sometimes time will fly. I have a tendency to get lost inside of how many different things I can do inside of After Effects, especially if I'm generating something from nothing. To get started in this example, what we're going to do is actually create an effect where there's a beam of light that attaches between these two shapes.

If you're joining me from the previous video, I want to point out something really quickly. If we select our background layer here and open our Effects Control panel, you can see I've replaced the Camera Lens Blur, or really now, I've turned off the Camera Lens Blur and added a Fast Blur instead. Let me just turn Fast Blur off and Camera Lens Blur on, you can see Camera Lens is beautiful, but it takes a very long time to work with. So this is a trick to speed up your workflow.

So just remember before you render, disable Fast Bl...

Generating graphic effects with adjustment layers
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Generating graphic effects with adjustment layers 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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After Effects
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