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Taylor ShainText Effect
by on Jan 8, 2013 at 9:24:13 pm

I'm relatively new to AE. Could someone explain how to accomplish the text effects done in the first few seconds of this video:

Also the text effects from this video:

I am very familiar with the rotobrush, just need help attaching the text to the background pixels.

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Mike DamianRe: Text Effect
by on Jan 9, 2013 at 12:49:31 am

Looks like a track matte through a text layer. Precomp it, and then apply a think stroke.

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John CuevasRe: Text Effect
by on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:11:42 am

In the second video you would take a video layer and use a 3D camera tracker---included in CS6. Here's a quick overview of the 3d Cam. Tracker:

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