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Oliver Williams
Scratchy Title sequence effect
on Dec 5, 2014 at 2:12:46 pm

I would like to create titles somewhat similar to the opening credits of Se7en.

How would i best go about this? I want the text to look like scratched letters rather than having to pick a font.


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Graham Macfarlane
Re: Scratchy Title sequence effect
on Dec 6, 2014 at 11:15:19 am

Hi Oliver,

You could hand write your titles with something that creates a thick scratched look, with good contrast and then photograph it.
On white paper a black pen with multiple strokes on each letter or perhaps some charcoal might work well.
Then you just need to invert the photographs to get the white on black look and add a little glitchy flickering with Video Copilot’s twitch effect.

Graham Macfarlane - 3D visualisation and VFX
3D Studio Max | Vray | Pflow | PhoenixFD | After effects | Mocha - London UK

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