The overlap pin defines which parts of a character appear in front or behind while the Expansion and Density properties alter the overall quality of the mesh deformer.
create a Distortion Mesh for our layer. … We'll see how we can further refine that … for our character here in this movie. … but thanks to the Puppet Tools, … I can have After Effects render a portion of the layer … in front or behind itself. … Let's see how we can do this. … there we have our Puppet Effect, … along with our Mesh and the Deform Pins … This is probably the important one here, … that's responsible for the magnet movement. … to get down here. … we're going to use the Puppet Overlap Tool. … Come over here to our pins. … And After Effects is going to draw our layer … By changing it out to something like fuchsia, … you can see when I go back in to select my hand, … the mesh gets colored the same. … This is just to help us … visualize the mesh a little bit cleaner. … I'll zoom up here … and with the Puppet Overlap Pin Tool selected, … I'll hover a portion of the mesh, … that represents the magnet … and just add in a brand new Overlay Pin. … And you can see it's colored blue here. …
- Shape layers and masks
- Track mattes
- Rigging characters
- Using the Puppet tool for rigging
- Adding and adjusting keyframes
- Looping animation
- Animating with motion paths and motion sketch
- Adding cameras for multiplane environments
- Lighting animation
- Rendering animation
Skill Level Beginner
After Effects CC 2019 New Featureswith Mark Christiansen34m 12s Intermediate
1. Working with Layers and Shapes
2. Rigging Character Controls
3. Working with Animation
4. Creating Multiplane Environments
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