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Jeremy Paul
brush effect without linear wipe
on Jan 28, 2018 at 1:58:57 pm

I've got a problem with coming up with a suitable solution for animating brush strokes.

There is a ton of tutorials on how to do it, but they just us a brush stroke image and than apply linear wipe or animate a mask.. But that just look terrible.

Take this guy for example:

See that hard edge at the start of the stroke? Even if feather is used, that is still gonna look pretty bad.

I am looking for a way to create an actual animation of a stroke. Some say it can be done with particles, but heck, that is gonna take crazy amount of time.

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Richard Garabedain
Re: brush effect without linear wipe
on Jan 29, 2018 at 3:59:28 pm

You can use masks to animate the stroke. add variety to the shape of the mask to add fluidity. or luma/alpha mattes of things like mr mercury or simple chokers in reverse

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