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Nolan BeguhlMasking Advanced Lightning
by on Feb 20, 2011 at 11:47:05 pm

Well, I'm trying to animate my lightning, but whenever I try and mask it, the mask doesn't apply to the lightning. I've searched around and everyone says: MASKS, EFFECTS, TRANSFORMATIONS (in that order). I tried that and it didn't work for me.

So, I pose the question: How do you mask lightning?

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Nolan BeguhlRe: Masking Advanced Lightning
by on Feb 21, 2011 at 1:31:39 am

Nevermind, I figured it out!

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Angie TaylorRe: Masking Advanced Lightning
by on Feb 21, 2011 at 11:38:45 am

For anyone reading the thread who wants to know what the answer was;

Precompose the Effect into a nested comp then mask the nested comp.



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