Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Improving readability and reusing your work, part of Premiere Pro and After Effects: Creating Title Graphics.
The last thing I want to do is check these for readability.…A result of using that ghost effects is that do have a bit of white shadow or…glow around these characters.…I could stand for them to be to offset a little bit better.…I am going to zoom in one-step, hold the Spacebar down and tamp it where I can…see this at 100% resolution.…I am trying to add in just a little bit more distinction to this.…Back to the Character panel, bring forward the Stroke Color, set it to Black,…it's a little bit heavy-handed.…I always use Fill over Stroke, so that stroke is just a fine line behind the text.…
That sets it off a little bit better.…I am going to do the same thing on my other title, Stroke Color, Black, one…point as before, Fill over Stroke.…If I wanted, I could go ahead also and add Effect>Perspective>Drop Shadow.…Since I've not used any Layer Styles yet, I am fine using an ordinary effect,…and that gives me just a little bit setoff as well.…I am going to copy that, paste that to my other layer.…Now I have a very nice-looking lower third.…
- Copying clips from Premiere Pro to After Effects
- Creating a lower-third bar in After Effects
- Making shape layers with gradient fills
- Improving readability and re-using elements
- Combining layer styles and effects to enhance the final look