Modifying shape layers


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Modifying shape layers

This is where shape layers start to get really fun. We're basically continuing where I left off in the last movie where I had this star. I got rid of that nasty blue stroke though and added this pretty little gradient in the inside. What we're going to do is make this look a little bit more flowery. Right now it's not blending in with the rest of this ensemble, so we're going to remedy that. Oh, by the way, if you click here with this object selected and then this will give you the Fill and the Stroke options and then we click in our Gradient Editor. And I'm just going to go ahead and hit OK.

But once you do that, you get this cool little Gradient Editor and we can click and drag here on these little icons here to change where the gradient happens in our shape, which is pretty cool. I'm kind of going with a standard gradient here, just a plain old, start from the center and go out to about the edge type thing. But feel free to play with this as much as you like. It...

Modifying shape layers
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Modifying shape layers provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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