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raising a dogs eyebrow (still image) in a video clip.

Posted: Wed, 25th Feb 2009, 11:14pm

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Kris Kind

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Hello,

I'm looking for a way to raise a dogs eyebrow (dog is still picture).
I can't find out a way to do this with compositelab or effectslab.

So I'm looking for a like smear effect with keyframes - it should be animated. Not just up, down...

If anybody knows what I mean, please help! Thanks!
Posted: Thu, 26th Feb 2009, 12:55am

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Axeman

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You can't do it as a smear, though it should be do-able in compositeLab. Duplicate the layer of the dog, draw a mask around each eyebrow, feather the edge so it will blend with the lower layer (the dog), and invert the masks so all that is left on layer 2 is the eyebrows. From there you should be able to animate them as you want.
Posted: Thu, 26th Feb 2009, 9:21am

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Kris Kind

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Axeman wrote:

You can't do it as a smear, though it should be do-able in compositeLab. Duplicate the layer of the dog, draw a mask around each eyebrow, feather the edge so it will blend with the lower layer (the dog), and invert the masks so all that is left on layer 2 is the eyebrows. From there you should be able to animate them as you want.
Right, maybe that's a way. Thank you!
But there is no such effect like warping someting? Like some Mobilephones have - to warp faces - to make them funny. Because if I just move the dogs eyebrow, it's just going up. but it would be better to pick it up at one part (middle) and stretch it up. This woul look different, I think.

Or are there any plugins for fxhome tools??? eg motion tracker or so?
Posted: Thu, 26th Feb 2009, 4:11pm

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Axeman

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You could try using a waves filter in combination with a mask to warp the brows, I suppose.