An introduction to cloning


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An introduction to cloning

If you're familiar with cloning in Photoshop, the Clone Stamp tool in After Effects works in a similar fashion. It samples pixels from one part of a layer and copies them to another part. If you are still following along, I have closed the Compositions from the previous movie. If you have the project file, open Composition 03-Cloning*starter. We have two layers in this composition. The first layer, miscellaneous splats, is just a series of marks we made with India ink and then we scanned it in and applied the tint.

The second layer is a series of watercolor images. If I turn off Frame Blending, you can see that it's a series of images that have been sequenced together. These are sections caught from a larger image. When Frame Blending is enabled and you RAM preview, you can see the images are blended together. This is an inexpensive way of making interesting backgrounds. To practice using the Clone Stamp tool, we will concentrate on layer number 1. So let's double-click it to op...

An introduction to cloning
Video duration: 2m 7s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Dec 12, 2012

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An introduction to cloning 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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