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4. Working with Shape Layers

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

• Create custom shapes.

• Customize a shape’s fill and stroke.

• Use path operations to transform shapes.

• Animate shapes.

• Repeat shapes.

• Explore design options with the Brainstorm feature.

• Add a Cartoon effect to a video layer for a distinctive look.

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This lesson will take approximately an hour to complete. Copy the Lesson04 folder into the Lessons folder that you created on your hard drive for these projects (or create it now), if you haven’t already done so. As you work on this lesson, you’ll preserve the start files. If you need to restore ...

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