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Aza Allen
trying to map a texture to a shape, how do I do that?
on Sep 18, 2009 at 2:41:56 am

For some reason I am stuck on this mundane task, I have a shape layer and I want to add my texture layer to it, How do I add the texture to the shape only? I want the rest of the image to remain transparent except for the shape.

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Dave LaRonde
Re: trying to map a texture to a shape, how do I do that?
on Sep 18, 2009 at 2:49:17 pm

You can't really map a texture onto a shape layer the way you can map a texture in a 3D application. But you can fake it by using the shape layer as a track matte for the texture layer; an Alpha Matte ought to do. Then parent one layer to another. Now you can move the parent layer, and the chile layer will follow along.

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Marlon Hudson
Re: trying to map a texture to a shape, how do I do that?
on Oct 31, 2014 at 10:00:29 pm

Dave LaRonde YOU RULE!


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