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Animated garbage mattes

Posted: Thu, 25th Nov 2010, 12:56pm

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Azulon'sAssassin

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Ok, so I need to animate a garbage matte(more like change it drasticlly frame by frame) How can I do this? It just canges the whole video clip!
Posted: Thu, 25th Nov 2010, 4:26pm

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Axeman

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Well, once you finish drawing the garbage matte, and want to start animating it, you have to switch from the Draw tab to the Animate tab in the toolbox. You might find this video tutorial of use in learning how to work with garbage mattes. Also, searching the manual for "garbage mattes" will give you a few pages that explain every part of the tool in detail. Also, you might benefit from this knowledgebase article which discusses the differences between garbage mattes and masks, and when is the proper time to use each.
Posted: Sat, 27th Nov 2010, 3:23pm

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Azulon'sAssassin

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Well, that's not exatcly what I meant. I mean it change almost completely in each frame. Do I just have to keep redrawing it?
Posted: Sat, 27th Nov 2010, 4:48pm

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Axeman

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Or add a different garbage matte for each frame. But redrawing its shape makes more sense. How else would you do it? I'm still not following quite what you are trying to do, or why changing the shape of the garbage matte for each frame, to fit your scene, wouldn't work.
Posted: Sat, 27th Nov 2010, 5:05pm

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Azulon'sAssassin

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Ok. I'll try just redrawing it