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After Effects Apprentice, 2nd Edition by Chris Trish Meyer

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Paint and Puppet

Exploring Paint, the Puppet Tools, and Brainstorm

In This Lesson

basic painting
erasing strokes
Paint Channels
Paint Blending Modes
brush duration bar
animating strokes
revealing a layer
creating organic textures
tablet settings
cloning
transforming strokes
Vector Paint effect
Puppet Pin tool
animating Puppet pins
Puppet Overlap tool
Recording Puppet Animation
Puppet Starch tool
using Brainstorm
Brainstorm with keyframes
Brainstorm with the Cartoon effect

Getting Started

Copy the Lesson 10-Paint and Puppet folder from this book’s disc onto your hard drive, and make note of where it is; it contains the project files and sources you need for this lesson.

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