Creating transparency with Videomerge


show more Creating transparency with Videomerge provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jeff Sengstack as part of the Premiere Elements 7 Essential Training show less
please wait ...

Creating transparency with Videomerge

I want to show you how to make clips transparent or partially transparent. If you want to follow along, open up the 11-transparency project and what you'll see is an empty timeline but we have several clips here that we're going to work with. We're going to start with these two clips. I want to put this one on the bottom track, and put the next one slightly above it, there. Maybe I'll make it easier, we'll get rid of the audio tracks by right-clicking and turning off the Show Audio Tracks view and now we've got these two tracks one after the other and I'm going to keep these clips to kind of line up, make everything work together.

So this clip on the Video track 2 trumps the one below it. You cannot see the one below it down here, this sort of wide shot of a bunch of fish. So how do we make this guy allow the clip below it to show through? Well, the simplest way is to use opacity. Every single clip has opacity as one of its fixed effects. So to get there, c...

Creating transparency with Videomerge
Video duration: 5m 12s 3h 27m Beginner

Viewers:

Creating transparency with Videomerge provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jeff Sengstack as part of the Premiere Elements 7 Essential Training

Subject:
Video
Software:
Premiere Elements
Author:
please wait ...