Masking objects with other objects


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Masking objects with other objects

So, we've looked at creating masks from scratch. But After Effects also allows you to use other layers as masks. To show you what I'm talking about here, I have some great Artbeats footage. Artbeats is a company that provides stock video and I have two really beautiful clips from them. We're going to be using those here. So, this is what we're looking at here, one of those Artbeats clips, really cool motion graphics. It's an angry motion graphics, if I may say so. Then we also have this text here that says CHAOS.

And ideally, what I'd like is I'd like to use the CHAOS text as kind of like a mask, and I'd like the Artbeats movie to fill in the text, so the text would basically be the Artbeats clip. Then we also have a black background behind everything. Here's what I'm going to do. I'm going to go and make sure that I could see the Modes area of the Timeline panel. If I'm not seeing, I can click the Toggle Switches/Modes button, or I could right-...

Masking objects with other objects
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Masking objects with other objects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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