How to Use a Vertical Blur Treatment


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Using a vertical blur treatment

In this chapter, we will be animating text along a curve. The title will have animated blur as well as animated tracking. If you have the exercise files, you'll find this in Comp 05-Path_final in the Comps_Finished folder. The starter comp is 05-Path starter. If you don't have the exercise files, simply create some white text on a black background, and you can add an animated background movie later on. I'll turn off the background movie, so we can concentrate on the text layer.

I'll twirl it down. There is our text layer. The first property we want to animate is Blur. I'll set the Blur amount to a pretty high number, and it will blur in both directions. I'll Undo. If I disable Constrain Proportions, I can instead animate just on the vertical axis. That will give me a nice streaky blur. I'll set it to around 80 or so. Now, we have to decide, how do we animate the title so that the blur fades away, as well as how could we make it more interesting? For instance, rather...

Using a vertical blur treatment
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Using a vertical blur treatment provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 06: Type and Music

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