Layering multiple effects


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Layering multiple effects

Unfortunately a lot of new young designers make the mistake of getting really excited about effects. And start to think yeah, the more effects I put on my project, the better it's going to look. And I have to tell you honestly, sometimes less is more. But what's even better than that is really understanding what you're doing when you're applying effects. In essence, you're solving problems for the graphics that you have. So currently, I've got this kind of interesting graphic here, with these three shapes in the middle and this cool footage of solar panels in the background.

But the problem is the fact that they're fighting so much. I need them to blend together and not literally fight for my attention. So we're going to use effects to blend them together and separate them. So let's get started by treating the background footage. Select the background footage, and I want to show you two things we need to be aware of for this specific project. If we click...

Layering multiple effects
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Layering multiple 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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Video
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After Effects
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