how apply gradual transition
Posted: Sun, 27th Jul 2008, 2:08pm
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to media image....
i just imported the vampire images from fxhome
Can anyone tell me how to make them gradually fake in and out on my actor?
thanks-- sorry for all the questions
trying to do a surprise for someone today and this is my first project
Posted: Sun, 27th Jul 2008, 4:39pm
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Use a Transparency filter. Its found among all the other grade filters.
Posted: Sun, 27th Jul 2008, 7:37pm
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Thanks--- but how do i apply it just to the object (in this case, the vampire eye, forehead, etc...)? rather than the whole screen?
sorry guys for the dumb questions
Posted: Sun, 27th Jul 2008, 7:47pm
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sorry- i knew that-- i meant, how do i add it back after i adjust it? I go to it and adjust it, but then don't know how to add taht product back to my actor
Posted: Sun, 27th Jul 2008, 8:00pm
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Have a look at this tutorial
, specifically the part on keyframes.
Keyframes are fundamental to using the software, so I encourage you to watch that tutorial to understand them more fully. It will make getting familiar with many of the workings of the program much easier.
Posted: Sun, 27th Jul 2008, 8:45pm
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thanks man-- just trying to see how the heck i can change it and then apply it
i feel like a moron!
Posted: Sun, 27th Jul 2008, 11:37pm
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There's always gonna be a learning curve with new software. We've all been where you are at, before we got the hang of how the software worked.
Its just a matter of applying a transparency filter to that layer, then adjusting the trasparency so the layer is invisible. Then move 15 frames (or whatever duration of time you want) forward and move the transparency slider to the opposite end, so you can see the layer. It will fade in between those frames. To make it fade out, you do the opposite.
Posted: Mon, 28th Jul 2008, 7:06pm
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so, say for this project, i want to make fangs appear on my daughter slowly and faintly over 4-5 seconds and then fade back out to normalcy again... can this be done with that or do i need to do a frame by frame transparency filter change?
Posted: Mon, 28th Jul 2008, 11:17pm
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DON"T do it frame by frame! Do it with keyframes, following the instructions I gave. Not only is it much, much easier, it will look better too.