#59 Designing with the Titler's Design Primitives
In Premiere Pro, one of the Titler's most useful functions is the set of design primitivessuch as circles, rectangles and ellipsesyou can use to create backgrounds that make your text titles readable irrespective of the video playing behind them. At a high level, you have to draw the shape, make it a color that highlights your font
Here's how you build titles using primitives.
Draw the shape in the desired location. In the example it's a rectangle under the Congressman, placed within the title safe region, of course.
To adjust the color in the Title Properties panel (in the example, the white title font needs a dark background behind it), click the color chip under the Fill property.
In the Color Picker window, drag the selection circle to a dark gray color. Close the window.
In the Title Properties panel, set the Opacity property under the Fill property to 50%.
Add your text in the selected font, color, and
Adjust your background to fit the text. Close the Titler window and your new or modified title will save automatically (
Figure 59b. Here's the titlefast, easy, and highly readable,
Import Logos into the Titler
If you're creating a title around a logo, you can import the logo into the Titler by right-clicking inside the Design window and choosing Logo > Insert Logo. If you use your logo frequently, you can save the title as a template as described in #58.
#60 Producing Rolling Credits
Most television shows and movies end with rolling credits. Let's go through the basics of creating rolling credits in Premiere Pro,