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.

  • Use guides to position objects.

  • 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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