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Blasters using the Beam Effect in AE
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Blasters using the Beam Effect in Adobe After Effects 5.5 - A Tutorial
Page 1 - Open After Effects
At first, the configuration dialog is a little confusing. I'm hoping the tutorial clears some of that up.
Here is a brief overview of what we will cover here:
1. You will create a new solid layer.
2. Apply the Beam Effect to it.
3. Then set up all the parameters to make it look like a blaster.
4. Animate it.
5. Duplicate it and make multiple shots.
The first step is Launch After Effects. Create a New Composition. Use these settings:
Now import your footage and place it on the timeline for the composition.
Go on to page 2: Apply the first Beam