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Creating Animated Backgrounds

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Beginners and advanced After Effects users alike are quick to buy animated backgrounds to use in their compositions, because it is quick and easy to do.
After Effects 7

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The big problem with it is that it costs money that alot of us don't have. I thought that for this article I would show you how to create a simple, effective background using a very popular plug-in which is Trapcode's Shine, that many of people already own. Shine, in a lot of cases, is used to create "God Rays" in a very bold manner. Let's see how we can use it subtly to create a nice looking background element...
By Kevin McAuliffe

Effects & Plugins

Trapcode Shine

(Min. Version: After Effects 7, Category: Backgrounds, Type: Video-/Tutorials)
posted by Indy on Feb 28, 2009


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