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Mike Flynnbook cover flip effect
by on Feb 15, 2010 at 3:36:48 pm

Howdy folks.

I have an animation that shows a book cover opening up. However, when the cover opens, the inside of the book cover shows a mirror of the image that is on the top of the cover. I have a plate for the inside of the cover, but I am not sure how to attach it to the cover so that the viewer see it when the cover opens up.



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Michael SzalapskiRe: book cover flip effect
by on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:19:14 pm

Put your blank layer in the same place as your cover layer, but offset by a pixel, then parent it to your cover.

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Mike FlynnRe: book cover flip effect
by on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:38:45 pm

Thank you sir - it was the parenting at the correct keyframe that did the trick!

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