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tamir. azoulayComplicated mask animation
by on Dec 25, 2013 at 1:58:18 pm

Hello everybody.

I'm having Problems to make shape animation to mask.

as you can see in the photo i have this track thet i need to animat from right to laft,
the small green line's on the top need to move in the shape of the track.

I tried to key fame the mask of one part, but no success to make it perfect.
perfect is Important in this project :)

someone have effective solution to me.

Thanks for any help

Tamir


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John CuevasRe: Complicated mask animation
by on Dec 25, 2013 at 4:56:52 pm

Using a shape layer, I made a rounded shape following the path, then created dashes inside the stroke parameter. I added a find edges effect to "stroke" it and then offset the entire animation so that it would rotate around. One issue I had was that when the dashes would go around the corner they would merge together, I was able to fix this by adding a 2nd Dash and Gap, but they only worked when both "Gaps" were 10. I'm not sure why as I don't use shape layers that often. If you choose to pursue this as a solution, and you need to make changes, perhaps someone else will be able to help you out.

Here's the project I came up with, hopefully it will give you a decent starting point for your animation: 6933_dashesfolder.zip

Johnny Cuevas, Editor
Thinkck.com

"I have not failed 700 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work."
---THOMAS EDISON on inventing the light bulb.


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tamir. azoulayRe: Complicated mask animation
by on Dec 25, 2013 at 8:15:38 pm

Hi John

Thank you vary mach!!
this is more that i expect to achieve here.

your animation is excellent to my needs and i think ill use it.

I'm learning more abut the shape layer now and its grate tool.

Thanks agin.

Tamir


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tamir. azoulayRe: Complicated mask animation
by on Dec 25, 2013 at 9:20:31 pm

Hi John

Thank you vary mach!!
this is more that i expect to achieve here.

your animation is excellent to my needs and i think ill use it.

I'm learning more abut the shape layer now and its grate tool.

tanks agin


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