How to Use Adjustment Layers in After Effects CC


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Using adjustment layers

Adjustment layers give you the ability to apply an effect to an invisible layer. But the position of that layer allows you to determine exactly how many layers you'd like that effect to apply to. So it's great to make overall adjustments to a composition, or multiple layers in a composition. Let's check out the project we're looking at, and see how we can use Adjustment layers to make it look a little bit better. I'm going to load up a Ram preview. And after the first few seconds of loading, you can go ahead and press your Spacebar to begin playback.

As you can see, we have kind of a bland track and field animation here because there's been no color treatment or anything chosen for the images. It's just kind of a rough animation. Let's go ahead and use an Adjustment layer to add a little bit more style, in a sense a visual separation of all the different elements. I'm going to press the Spacebar to stop playback. Now, to create an Adjustment layer, you can go up u...

Using adjustment layers
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Using adjustment layers provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CC Essential Training

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Video
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After Effects
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