Making transparency animations

Since we just mentioned an opacity animation, we can start describing properties animation using that same example. You can start with any strip that you like, no matter if that is a video or image.

Hereafter, I will assume you will use the Video Editing workspace. If you don't remember how to use workspaces, go back to Chapter 1Blender as a Video Editor for YouTube, and take a look at the workspace description.

How do you create an animation?

  1. Once you have a strip in your Sequencer, using either your playback head or the Timeline window, set the actual frame to 1. Click and drag with the mouse or use your Current Frame indicator, by typing the exact number, as shown here (Figure 4.1):
Figure 4.1: Current ...

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