Using sequence layers with objects


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Using sequence layers with objects

There are times where that Cross Dissolve option comes in really handy, mainly if your sources do not have the same size or shape or otherwise have partial transparency or complex alpha channels. I'll open up this next comp, 03b- Sequence - Alpha, and look at these sources. I'll solo one at a time. I've got an old-fashioned cell phone, a microscope, an old-fashioned computer monitor. You can tell these are old models, huh? How quickly technology changes! And a wireframe wheel.

They each have complex alphas so they don't completely obscure one another when they are all turned on top of each other. If I were to select all of them, right-click, go to Keyframe Assistant > Sequence Layers, Overlap 1 second and say Dissolve Front Layer, the same thing I did for the Full Frame videos, you will see my problem. I'll type U to see my keyframes. As the phone starts to fade out, the layer underneath the microscope immediately pops on at full opacity, which is very distracting, and...

Using sequence layers with objects
Video duration: 2m 14s 2h 40m Beginner Updated Nov 15, 2012

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Using sequence layers with objects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 04: Layer Control

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Video
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After Effects
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