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creating a lightning along a path / mask ?

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yossi shalev
creating a lightning along a path / mask ?
on Jun 20, 2010 at 1:24:31 pm


I'm trying to create a lightning that follows a path or a mask.

It's simple to explain what I want, much harder to find how to do it.
I'm pretty lost because I thought it would be as simple as stroking a path, but unfortunately there isn't an option to do that in the lightning effects that come with AE.

any ideas that can help?


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Michael Szalapski
Re: creating a lightning along a path / mask ?
on Jun 21, 2010 at 6:13:11 pm

You can use a layer to direct the lightning in the Advanced Lightning effect. (There are a few tutorials you can get to from the page I linked.)

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