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AE Basics 36: Pimping Your Text with Layer Styles

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AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 36: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis shows how you can take ordinary looking text and with very little effort use some simple light-weight effects to make it look outstanding - which can make the difference between a low quality and high quality looking production.



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