The Puppet Overlap tool


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The Puppet Overlap tool

I am going to quickly clean up my display by closing the Smoother panel and if you like, you could go ahead and Close All to close your other compositions. There are two more Puppet Pin tools we haven't experimented with yet. One is called the Overlap tool. So if you have the files, go to the Comps folder and double-click 05-Puppet-overlap*starter. I'll click the Puppet effect to see my pins inside the User Interface panel and I'll show you a little bit of a problem with Puppet tool. Initially, this is flat artwork and After Effects does not know if any of these pixels are supposed to be in front or behind other pixels.

For example, if grab his pencil and drag it upwards, you will see that it crosses his neck, but if I drag it downwards, you will see it actually goes behind his hip and leg. Well, what if I wanted the opposite, what if I wanted to pass in front of his hip here? To do so, I need to give sections of this mesh priority in terms of how in front or how behind those ...

The Puppet Overlap tool
Video duration: 6m 4s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Dec 12, 2012

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The Puppet Overlap tool provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 13: Paint, Roto, and Puppet

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