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Dan Newton
Ink Blot Text
on Dec 20, 2012 at 10:10:50 am


Could you let me know on the following on how to do it:

I have a some text but would like it to appear like an ink blot -- here is an example of what I mean... when you look at the images in the video I like to have text appear like that:

Hope someone can help

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John Cuevas
Re: Ink Blot Text
on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:26:46 pm

You know on that particular effect, it looks like they used a couple of track mattes to make the ink appear and disappear.

The text looks like it was brought on with a simple mask circle mask around the text with the expansion parameter quickly keyframed and with the feather property turned up pretty high.

Here are a couple of tutorials that you might find interesting in trying to create this effect:

Beginner Level:Let Your Logo Bleed Through Like An Ink Spill

Intermediate Level:Recreate the Sherlock Holmes End Credits Effect

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