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January 28, 2021 at 6:29 pm
Thanks! I should take a poll of everyone’s preferred workflow between the two apps.
The section I’m trying to blur is a constantly changing shape… (my hands are moving in front of my computer screen that I don’t want anyone to see) but most of the tutorials show blur-worthy sections that are more easily tracked by a simple rectangle or ellipse… The only thing that seems to work is frame-by-frame, and I thought tracking was supposed to avoid all that…
January 27, 2021 at 7:39 pm
Draw it as a shape and tween to get the effect?
January 27, 2021 at 6:44 pm
Thanks again! Every day I try to study, it’s another rabbit hole of ideas…
January 20, 2021 at 2:54 pm
Like I’ve posted elsewhere, I’m trying to pivot to motion graphics from a career in print. So, I’ve come up with the idea of simple videos on a YouTube channel to display my evolving technique. And, of course, now I realize I need a lot more background skills to show off just the mograph portfolio…
My brain hurts… <g>
January 19, 2021 at 9:28 pm
Thanks – still learning… My brain is overloading…
January 19, 2021 at 9:04 pm
So, how would you merge both components together? Create the opener in AE, and export as MP4? Is there the same variety of text effects for the lower third, or should that be an exported composition from AE as well?
January 19, 2021 at 8:35 pm
Thanks for the input… I’m so new at this, and I dont’ know if there’s a “right” way to do it, or just what’s “right” for a specific project…
January 7, 2021 at 9:38 pm
I think I figured it out… Since I have these paths on both layers operating as masks, it somehow gets in the way of copying/pasting… I tested this on a really basic comp. Without any masking, it works fine, but with masking (and a few edits to the path) the only thing pasting is the first version of the shape I made… Also selecting the Path sublayer of the Contents just gives me a path with no fill, stroke or effects…
Also, pasting the shape reverts to the basic shape with no transformations. I’d resized it in the first layer, and the pasted version went back to 100% no matter how often I copied… Weird.
January 7, 2021 at 8:52 pm
I read that part of the user guide – it didn’t help. The problem is that I’ll copy the path from the first Shape layer, go to the other Shape layer’s contents, paste, and get nothing besides a new Path sublayer but no path…
January 7, 2021 at 8:40 pm
I’ve tried copying and pasting into the Contents, and I get a Path sub-layer, but no path… I’ll check out your link…