Tying up loose ends


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Tying up loose ends

Okay, time to do some final polishing to this composition so we can move on to the next comp. One thing I am not paying attention to at all is the timing of this lightning versus the soundtrack. Notice that nothing is present early on, but I remember that my soundtrack started with a sound of thunder. (music playing) So it would be really good if I had a lightning bolt hit while that thunder is rolling out. So let's go ahead and click on the Background layer and start scrubbing it until we get a little bit of illumination to start this frame.

Now one option could be starting with this low bolt going across the scene. So that's an option. Let's go and hear that with the music. Click RAM Preview. So I go in a couple of frames here and hit the spacebar. I like that a lot. I think that has lot of potential. I am going to go head and mark that as one option for where you align lightning. But let's go ahead and look for some other possibilities as well. I might go ahead and wait ...

Tying up loose ends
Video duration: 4m 55s 3h 26m Intermediate Updated Dec 19, 2012

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Tying up loose ends provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title

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Video
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After Effects
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