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Alexis Kilkrotoscoping
by on Jan 27, 2011 at 6:20:19 pm

Hey there, I've been rotoscoping w/paint and I'm aware you cannot flatten layers like you could a vector in illustrator but I have about a zillion brush strokes and i'm only a few seconds in... after effects is going to crash on me, I know it. okay so maybe not a zillion, but really it is more like ~3000 brush strokes per second of footage, and I have over 20 seconds of footage. so uh, help? is there anyway I can do this or some other way of "flattening" without crashing?

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Dave LaRondeRe: rotoscoping
by on Jan 27, 2011 at 8:51:02 pm

Sorry, I'm of no help to you at all. I've only played with paint controls once, in AE 6.

And I have never, EVER, used paint to do roto work. Before you began this epic, did you look at the following?

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA

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Todd KoprivaRe: rotoscoping
by on Jan 27, 2011 at 11:42:13 pm

Regarding your question of "flattening": You could pre-render the part that you're done with.

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
Technical Support for professional video software
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