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Figure 4.68 The results of using
the Overlay Edge Mode.
Figure 4.69 Applying the Smart
Blur effect can create painterly
As I mentioned, this effect can also be great to create an artis-
tic, stylized look. Importing the fountain video that we looked at
with the Sharpen effect, I applied the Smart Blur fi lter with the
default settings. The results seem to create a painting out of this
video (Fig. 4.69 ).
The Unsharp Mask Effect
Out of the two sharpening effects in After Effects (Sharpen and
Unsharp Mask), Unsharp Mask is defi nitely the more powerful
of the two. Unsharp Mask is more powerful because it has more