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Mitchell Charman
After Effects Puppet Pin Tool
on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:44:40 am

Hey guys,

I was doing a bit of 2D motion capture of my friend's face. The process is simply tracking dots on his face, using the puppet pin tool to mark similar spots on a photograph, and then linking them together (pick whip). Unfortunately I'm fairly inept with the puppet pin tool and am having a bit of trouble.

After placing multiple points (16), it will not allow me to place anymore. Instead, it adds the point I want to place but removes the one previously set.

I hope this makes sense and that it can be resolved. I don't know whether it is something I'm doing or a bug? There's probably a setting I have to change. Any ideas? (Thanks in advanced)

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Roland R. Kahlenberg
Re: After Effects Puppet Pin Tool
on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:50:39 am

Adobe's brilliant group of geniuses commonly known as Adobe evangelists have a couple of Puppet Tool tutorials here -

Lots to learn here ... .


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