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Steven BarbourGlowing outline - how to?
by on Aug 17, 2009 at 2:19:01 pm


looking for a little help with this. I can create a mask and stroke this to create a line, but I can't apply a glow to just the stroke (glow applies to clip layer and whole shot glows).

What I am trying to do is outline something in a still; I want a glowing outline that I can key in and out.

Any help appreciated,



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Adolfo RozenfeldRe: Glowing outline - how to?
by on Aug 17, 2009 at 3:45:52 pm

Copy the mask, make a new Comp-sized solid an paste the mask in this new solid. Use the Stroke effect as you have been using it, but set "Paint style" as "on transparent", so that the solid goes away. Then apply the Glow effect after Stroke.

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Steven BarbourRe: Glowing outline - how to?
by on Aug 26, 2009 at 2:45:46 pm

That worked perfectly as I wanted - thank you.

Cheers for taking the time to post,


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