Creating a watermark is a great way to be able to share your footage without fear of it being stolen. A watermark when created successfully, adds your brand or logo to the video. It is done in a way that is extremely hard to remove. This makes it so the footage’s production value is ruined. However, it is still in good enough quality to share with people. Today I show you how to create a watermark in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
How to Create a Watermark in Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2018)
- Create or navigate to the sequence you want to add a watermark to.
- Select the text tool from the tools.
- Click on your preview panel to begin typing text.
- Type whatever you want in here. If you hold down the alt key and then type 0169 with the numpad, you will create a copyright symbol like this ©. (Or just copy and paste this one)
- Now go to the graphic layer controls. You can get to here from the graphics workspace, or from effect controls.
- From here, change the text color to a dark gray. Not pure black, but not regular gray either.
- Go to the stroke, make it white, and bring it up to about 10 or so.
- Go to the effect controls and lower the opacity of your clip to around 30% or so. Adjust to your liking.
- You can use the two center keys under the align and transform of the essential graphics controls to perfectly center it as well.
With that you have a watermark that helps protect your footage. You can also do the same technique with an image. Just drag the image into your composition and adjust the opacity of it to 30% or so. Then move it and scale it to where you want!
If you have any questions, leave them below, or on the video itself!
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