A realistic EKG


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A realistic EKG

This last idea corner is probably the most fiddly to execute, but it may be necessary if you have a client that really cares about accuracy. You know these vital sign traces we have in the background? Well, they really are just randomly wiggled lines. They're not really based on actual vital signs from a real human being. If your client happens to have a doctor as an advisor, they may say these aren't realistic; they don't represent what you should be seeing. So you may find yourself having to go back and trace an actual EKG or other vital signs chart.

Well, if you have access to the exercise files, we have provided such a chart in the Sources folder. Twirl open Sources, Stills and we've given you, thanks to iStockphoto, a very high resolution EKG chart. You could spend sometime masking this down and animating a mask across it or you can create a Shape layer that follows these traceries. I'll show you how to do that. I'll drag the still image EKG chart onto the ...

A realistic EKG
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A realistic EKG provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

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