Introduction: How to Use Particle Playground in Adobe After Effects

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Today I will be teaching you how Particle Playground works in Adobe After Effects.

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The effect shown is called particle playground.  An easy way to find this is use the search bar above the arrow to find it.

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Click where the arrow shows to change the color of your particles.

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The sections shown are what allow you to control the velocity and move the position.

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The particle exploder controls the exploding particles you create by enabling exploding particles.  To enable these particles follow the blue arrow and add a layer of exploding particles.

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The option shown with the blue arrow allows you to control gravity.  This could be reversing it, intensifying and even shifting the centre of gravity.

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You are now ready to use Particle Playground in your movie.


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