Masking the frames to complete the illusion


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Masking the frames to complete the illusion

In this movie, we'll assign each mask to the layer group below it at exactly those moments when the ball passes behind the triangle. So, the first thing you want to do is play the animation. But you want to be ready to stop it at the moment where the ball comes down to this location here and wants to pass behind this wall. And so, you can either click on the Play button and be poised to click on it again when you come to that frame, or you can just tap the space bar. Tapping the space bar starts the playback, and tapping it again stops it, like so.

And then I can see that the very next frame, here at frame 40, that the ball is passing behind this portion of the triangle. So I need to remember that frame. You might want to write it down, number 40. And now, go ahead and tap the spacebar again, and wait for the ball to pass to this location here. Actually, I went a little bit too far. Notice that it's coming around the corner, and I'm clicking on previous frames to go backward. At that point,...

Masking the frames to complete the illusion
Video duration: 5m 55s 1h 26m Intermediate

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Masking the frames to complete the illusion provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Designing and Animating a Mind-Bending Illusion

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Design
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Illustrator Photoshop
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