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Michel Salloum
Best way to color an area within a black border!?
on Dec 9, 2014 at 8:09:28 pm

hi everyone!! i didn't know what is the correct way to describe what am looking for.. sorry.
basically i have over 1000 frame of black ink on top of whit paper.

I want to color the background in a gray tone using after effect.. so i need some technique to help me select an area within a black border.



so i can have a result somehow like this



any ideas!?
and thank you a lot.


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Todd Kopriva
Re: Best way to color an area within a black border!?
on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:17:49 am

Start by trying the Paint Bucket effect:
http://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/using/generate-effects.html#paint_buck...

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Michel Salloum
Re: Best way to color an area within a black border!?
on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:34:46 am

It's indeed a good place to start! i will play with that filter a lot for now..

Thank you Todd, i really appreciate your help.
^_^


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Derek Boettcher
Re: Best way to color an area within a black border!?
on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:45:16 pm

You can also try the arduous task of rotoscoping the drawings.

Best,
Derek Boettcher
Creative Management
BTH Media Group
http://bthmedia.com


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