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Podcast #23: Creating a Title on a Reflective Surface
How to create text that appears to be sitting on a highly reflective surface, popular in Apple commercials/applications

By Jeff Schell

In this week's tutorial, Host Jeff Schell shows you step-by-step how to create a title on a reflective surface. Jeff begins with the Lighting Effects on a color matte to add visual interest to the background.

 Jeff then creates a title and flips it with the Basic 3D effect to appear as a reflective image. Jeff also descirbes how to use the Gaussian Blur effect and opacity properties to make the reflection appear more life-like and less computer-generated.


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Jeff will provide a new Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 video podcast each week.

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Jeff Schell:


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Jeff Schell is a video editor, comedy writer, author, Web designer, technical trainer, actor, and amateur physics geek. As an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI), Jeff travels across the country teaching video production classes in Premiere Pro, Encore DVD, and After Effects via his website Jeff is the author of Premiere Pro 1.5 Hands-On-Training , and Premiere Pro 2 Hands-On-Training . In addition, Jeff is the tour guide behind the Premiere Pro 2 Essential Training online tutorials at . Jeff also has worked with Adobe in developing questions for their Premiere Pro and After Effects certification exams.

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