By Phil Ebiner on youtube.com
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In this step, you'll learn how to layer multiple effects onto a shape layer in Adobe After Effects. You can decrease the opacity of the layer, or play with the blend mode to get the desired effect. You can also press 'shift + or -' on your keyboard to see different blend modes. If you want different shapes to appear, you can also play with the blend modes. Sebastian, I hope this answers your question!"