2. Creating A Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets

Lesson overview

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

Use Adobe Bridge to preview and import footage items.

Work with the layers of an imported Adobe Illustrator file.

Apply drop-shadow and emboss effects.

Apply a text animation preset.

Adjust the time range of a text animation preset.

Precompose layers.

Apply a dissolve transition effect.

Adjust the transparency of a layer.

Render an animation for broadcast use.


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