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steve dann
Problem creating scalable line drawing
on May 29, 2010 at 1:25:15 pm

Hit the buffers on this one. Need to produce a line drawing using paint tool on a solid that I can then zoom in on. There seems to be an issue with the continually rasterise button. I can only scale things with rasterise switched off ... no good. Also I had to select every brushstroke to make that happen. Should I have pre-comped? What's the best way of doing this? I've considered making a comp way larger than the DV widescreen size I need so degradation from zooming in doesn't matter but don't want long render times. I have to do tis in AE, no time or budget to do it in Illustrator or whatever. Grateful for any ideas.

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Erik Waluska
Re: Problem creating scalable line drawing
on May 29, 2010 at 11:39:24 pm

You could convert the paint strokes to masks by copying/pasting or autotrace like in this tutorial:

Then you can scale as much as you want.

Or create a large version of your drawing.


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