Exploring Collapse Transformations


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Exploring Collapse Transformations

When we were working with the Continuous Rasterization in the previous two movies, you might have noticed that this switch had a second name attached to it, Collapse Transformations, and that's what we'll discuss in this movie. I want to go ahead and close all my comps, I'm still in Render Order.aep, and I'm going to open up the comp Collapse Transformations, Collapse*starter. Here we have a very simple composite of a watch face over a background. The watch face has been set to Overlay mode, so it has an interesting interaction with the background. This is the composite in Normal mode and here's the composite in Overlay mode. And we also, see that we have an effect applied, namely a drop shadow, and the transforms are pretty much at their defaults including a 100% scale. So After Effects is following it's normal order of applying a drop shadow, calculating the transforms, then using the blending mode to composite this layer on top of those ...

Exploring Collapse Transformations
Video duration: 7m 20s 2h 25m Intermediate Updated Nov 29, 2012

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Exploring Collapse Transformations provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 08: Nesting and Precomposing

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Video
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After Effects
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