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The Beauty of AE Shapes: Vector Art

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Rob Mize demonstrates how to use shapes to change low resolution raster art into sharp, clean, high quality vector images. This is a quick and easy technique to improve the appearance and versatility of your logos and other graphic images; and all you need is After Effects.



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Re: The Beauty of AE Shapes: Vector Art
by Rob Mize
Hi, Janet...
I'm really glad to the tut provided a bit of a confidence boost. It's amazing what you can accomplish with some imagination, and persistence... even without plug-ins.
Thanks for the encouraging words...

Rob Mize
Re: The Beauty of AE Shapes: Vector Art
by Janet Bick
thank you Rob, getting back to the basics is very satisfying and calming with your tutorials whereas, I was rolling my eyes in fury at the expensive plugins and templates around these days sold by professionals that made me lose confidence in myself - but you changed that for me. thank you. Janet
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Re: The Beauty of AE Shapes: Vector Art
by Steve Lidrbauch
Thank you Rob,

Many times I get logos that just aren't properly sized. This is a perfect work-around.

Steve Lidrbauch
Re: The Beauty of AE Shapes: Vector Art
by Andrew Devis
Great tutorial Rob, thanks for all the tips :o)
Andrew Devis

... because it's all about stories ...
Re: The Beauty of AE Shapes: Vector Art
by Owen Wexler
thank you... this is going to save me so much time next time I have to re-create a logo.

is there any way to export the results of this to Illustrator? that would officially make this method way better than using the Illustrator pen tool.

Cinematographer - Editor - Motion Graphics Artist - Colorist

http://www.owenbwexler.com
@Owen Wexler
by Rob Mize
Hi, Owen...

You can easily get these paths into Illustrator.

Just like you copy and paste in After Effects:
1. Copy (CMD/CNTRL C) the mask or shape path in AE.
2. Paste (CMD/CNTRL V) the path into Illustrator.

Glad you found this tutorial useful.

Rob Mize


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