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Tutorial: Make a Better Glow in After Effects

By Joey Korenman
After Effects

In this tutorial we'll learn how to create a better glow in After Effects.

The built in “Glow” effect in After Effects has a whole bunch of limitations that make it a pain to use when you want to really dial in a look. In this tutorial, Joey will show you how to build a way better glow effect than what After Effects has to offer you right out of the box. By the end of this lesson you'll be able to build your own glows from scratch. While this may sound difficult you’ll see that it’s really simple and powerful once you get the hang of it.
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