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4 How can you customize the After Effects workspace? Review answers 1 Most After Effects workflows include these steps: import and organize footage, create compositions and arrange layers, add effects, animate elements, preview your work, and export the final composition. 2 A composition is where you create all animation, layering, and effects. An After Effects composition has both spatial dimensions and time. Compositions include one or more layers—video, audio, still images—arranged in the Composition panel and in the Timeline panel.
1 Click the Channel_5_News tab in the Timeline panel, and select the 5logo layer. The effect you create next will be applied only to the logo elements, and not to the background image of the bridge. 2 Choose Effect > Perspective > Drop Shadow. A soft-edged shadow appears behind the nested layers of the 5logo layer—the logo graphic, the rotated type, and the word news—in the Composition panel. 52 Lesson 2 Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets You can customize the effect using the Effect Controls panel, which appears in front of the Project panel when you apply an effect.
Press the spacebar. Using RAM preview RAM preview allocates enough RAM to play the preview (with audio) as fast as the system allows, up to the frame rate of the composition. Use RAM preview to play footage in the Timeline, Layer, or Footage panel. The number of frames played depends on the amount of RAM available to the application. In the Timeline panel, RAM preview plays either the span of time you specify as the work area, or from the beginning of the time ruler. In the Layer and Footage panels, RAM preview plays only untrimmed footage.