Adding a lower third


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Adding a lower third

A lower third is a graphic element that lives on the bottom third of the screen and is usually used to identify the speaker. There are always a lot of creative choices when you do graphics, but in this case, we've already established a nice clean look with our title. So my goal is going to be to create something very similar to match this. In order to do that, it's quite tempting to duplicate this on the timeline and then start to edit on the copy.

You can't do that in Elements, however, because if you copy and paste, those two pieces will be linked and changes that you do to one will also affect the other. So although it's tempting, we do have to start from scratch to make a new graphic element. However, since my goal is to match styles, I am now going to recreate a couple of those style steps. You'll remember that I found a pre- built style over here that I liked for its drop shadow, and then I went a step further to change the font and to make it bold.

So now I've ...

Adding a lower third
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Adding a lower third provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jason Osder as part of the Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements

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