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Jordan Suydam
Adding Texture to Animation
on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:14:49 am

I'm still pretty green to after effects, and was looking to add texture to parts of an animation. I'm not really sure how to describe it, but I'm going for the same effect they used in the earlier south parks, like they did on the road and some of the clothes in the screen cap
http://bloggingexperiment.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/southpark.jpg
sorry, hope this makes sense


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John Cuevas
Re: Adding Texture to Animation
on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:26:20 pm

Using Stan's hat as an example. Take the hat and texture and drop them into a new composition, make the hat the top most layer. Now take the texture and change the track matte to alpha matte. Last, take this entire comp and move it into your final composition.

If you are just starting with AE I strongly suggest you check out: Getting started with After Effects (CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, & CC) Part 4 links to 2 great free training series.

04. Keying & Transparency goes into more detail on the track matte subject.

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