1. How do you use adobe bridge to preview and import files?
2. What is precomposing?
3. How do you customize an effect?
4. How do you modify the transparency of a layer in a composition?
In this sample chapter from Adobe After Effects Classroom in a Book (2021 release), authors Lisa Fridsma and Brie Gyncild show you how to create a simple animation. Import footage using Adobe Bridge, precompose and adjust layers, and use drop-shadow, emboss, and dissolve transition effects. At the end, you will render your basic composition for broadcast use.