Check out the Ch17 Saleen Heartbeat.mov file in this chapter's folder on the book's DVD to view the final results of this chapter's project. Video footage featuring a Saleen automobile serves as the background for the real star of this spot: an animated heartbeat. You'll learn to use combinations of effects and blending modes to create the layered look of the final project.
You'll use the following techniques:
Video footage plays as the heartbeat goes across the screen.
A ball of light leads the heartbeat's path across the screen.
The logo blurs into the scene.