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After Effects Apprentice, 2nd Edition by Chris Trish Meyer

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Layer Control

Learning how to trim layers and enhance them using Blending Modes and effects

In This Lesson

layers and stacking order
moving layers in time
trimming layers
trimming in the Layer and Footage panels
slip editing
Sequence Layers assistant
looping footage
image sequences
changing the frame rate; Time Stretch
Blending Modes
effects and solids
effect motion path
Effects & Presets panel
searching for effects
Animation Presets
Behavior presets
Layer Styles
Adjustment Layers
filmic glow
non-square pixels

Getting Started

Make sure you have copied the Lesson 03-Layer Control folder from this book’s disc onto your hard drive, and make note of where it is; it contains the project file and sources you need for this lesson. Open the file ...

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