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Toni Mäki
How to mask element 3D text?
on Jun 10, 2013 at 5:27:15 pm

I have clip where camera goes from left to right. Text is between some poles and other stuff. So I wanna mask the beginning of the text when camera is far on left and vice versa on when it comes to end.
So is this possible?

I tried the mask tool (that pen tool or what ever) but it didnt mask it. Well masking of it was very weird.
Any help?

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Roland R. Kahlenberg
Re: How to mask element 3D text?
on Jun 11, 2013 at 3:20:56 am

One workflow for masking an Element 3D Layer is to nest the layer and then perform masking on the nested comp. A better workflow is to use a solid (with a/the mask) as a track matte for the Element 3D layer.


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Toni Mäki
Re: How to mask element 3D text?
on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:29:05 am

Sorry for late reply but just wanted to say thanks man!
I used the tech you mentioned first and it worked fine.
Thanks Roland

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