View Full Version : Animating a mask?
03-03-2003, 01:52 AM
Is there a way to animate a mask's curves? I seem to only be able to animate the layer itself, not the curves on the mask. I'm probably missing something that's right in front of my face.
03-03-2003, 01:57 PM
In your layer propertie, in the timeline, open mask properties and put a keys on mask shape, move few frame, change the profile of your mask curve. Done, it's animated.
03-05-2003, 08:51 AM
I think the easy step is to click the "stop watch" icon to the left of the mask layer.
That'll make the mask animatable, and then, like Zimmer says, move a few frames, and then move the mask points. And then it's animated.
Just be careful about turning off the stop-watch again - you'll lose all your keyframes...
Just a tip!
If you are doing some rotowork don't do a single mas but several for diferent parts of the body like an example, this way you have more control over the bezier animation because them will behave more smoothly.
01-14-2006, 12:00 PM
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