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AE Basics 32: Creating Motion Backgrounds with Shapes Layers

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AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 32: In this tutorial Andrew Devis takes some of what has been learnt over the previous AE Basics tutorials on shape layers and puts them together to create a motion background for text. In this tutorial Andrew covers shape creation, shape duplication, working with multiple shape layers at a time, pre-composing multiple shape layers etc. Andrew also introduces "Adjustment Layers" to create a blurred vignette and to use as a color adjustment layer while showing how to move between comps to get the best possible look.



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Re: AE Basics 32: Creating Motion Backgrounds with Shapes Layers
by Camille Katz
I really loved this tutorial!! you gave me really great ideas for making moving backgrounds and I'm having tons of fun playing with it! thanks Andrew!!
Re: AE Basics 32: Creating a Motion Background with Shapes Layers
by Andrew Devis
Hi Walter

Thanks for the comment, I'm really pleased you found it helpful, I have used this approach in a few projects and it just saves a lot of time to do it all once and then duplicate the layers.

Andrew

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Re: AE Basics 32: Creating a Motion Background with Shapes Layers
by Walter Wallace
Great video. Thanks for the lesson


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