Importing sketches into After Effects


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Importing sketches into After Effects

In this video, we are going to take the raw scans of the storyboard sketches and cut them up into individual images using Photoshop. We'll then import these images into our After Effects project along with the audio file and we'll have all the pieces necessary to begin the animatic process. Let's open up the first page of Animatic-Sketches inside of Photoshop. Let me drag that on to the Photoshop icon. What this is is an 8 1/2 by 11 page that I drew on with blue pencil. I scanned it into a Photoshop at 300 dpi. Now, I've got enough resolution to create the individual images that I need.

What I want to do is crop each one of these guys down using the Crop tool. I want to set the Crop tool to make them specifically the size that I want. In this case, we are going to be doing 640 x 360. So, if I click in the Width window, I go 640 px for pixels and 360 px for pixels and then 72 dpi. Now, that I've got the resolution set, I can use the Crop tool to crop these images. Now, th...

Importing sketches into After Effects
Video duration: 6m 20s 7h 2m Intermediate

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Importing sketches into After Effects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D: Designing a Promo

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3D + Animation Video
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CINEMA 4D
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