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Luke Kirk
Create A See Through Shape.
on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:10:13 pm

So below is a video that starts with a generic background, and it later transitions using a shape which is transparent, to transition the background away to reveal Giggs in a shirt.

The video is found here

I may be thinking into this too much but i just cannot figure out how to do this simple but yet awesome and effective effect, in after effects.

If anybody can shed some light on how to do this please tell me, be nice i have already thought for hours how to do it... maybe just having a weird brain malfunction. hahaha

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John Cuevas
Re: Create A See Through Shape.
on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:53:19 pm

Have your generic background be layer 1, layer 2 will be the final video. In this video, it's probably just some generic circle wipe, but if you wanted to use another shape, place it over the Generic Background. Set the generic backgrounds track matte to "alpha inverted" and then use keyframe scale to 'wipe' the effect...0% to 200%(whatever you need)

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