ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS: Forum Expressions Tutorials Creative Cloud

Sketch look on Video

COW Forums : Adobe After Effects

<< PREVIOUS   •   FAQ   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
Daniel DiNardo
Sketch look on Video
on Dec 28, 2009 at 3:32:30 pm

I'm trying to create an outline sketch look applied to video with something like find edges/toonIt/cartoon and I need to not have line jitter from frame to frame. Does anybody know a technique to get smooth outline motion?

Return to posts index

Michael Szalapski
Re: Sketch look on Video
on Dec 28, 2009 at 4:39:25 pm

I remember there being a thread on here relativly recently about this and somebody posted a link to a plug-in. The plug-in's example footage had no wiggle on the lines at all.

However, I'm having pretty good success with Effect>Stylize>Cartoon in AE. In order to smooth motion, perhaps you could use Time>Echo. Set the starting intensity to .5 and the Echo Operator to Composite in Front or Composite in Back. This should add a bit of smooth blurriness to the motion that may help smooth out your line jiggle.

- The Great Szalam
(The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble')

No trees were harmed in the creation of this message, but several thousand electrons were mildly inconvenienced.

Return to posts index

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
© 2018 All Rights Reserved