Understanding effects


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Understanding effects

Effects are arguably one of the most fun features inside of Adobe After Effects. Some of you Photoshop users might be familiar with filters. Well inside of After Effects, they're called effects, rather fitting right? In this video, we're going to get familiar with some pretty common effects you've probably seen before. We'll learn where effects live inside of After Effects, the basics of applying them, and of course, we'll learn how to enable and disable your effects to speed up your workflow. Much like keyframes, effects are applied to layers.

Now the first way to see if effects are applied to a layer, is to look right next to your switches for the Effect Switch. That will toggle your effects on and off. But if you want to apply an effect, you should select a layer before you go to apply it. Now the easy way to apply an effect is select the layer, go up under Effects and then choose the effect that you'd like to apply. So for example, if I want to blur this backgr...

Understanding effects
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Understanding 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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