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CreativeCOW presents Custom Shatter Maps -- Adobe After Effects Tutorial


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Custom shatter maps are not talked about very often, but they can be very useful in creating some unique effects. In this video tutorial, Jesse Toula will take you through what a shatter map should look like, and how to use it to control your shatter.



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Re: Custom Shatter Maps
by Shawn Smith
Thank you so much. I didn't know this was possible and I can think of times when I could really use it. I appreciate your time and the way you presented the information. I may use this technique to day in a project. Many thanks!
Re: Custom Shatter Maps
by Alperen T. Ayhan
Hi Jesse.. That was extremely awesome!.. I have never thought shatter effect could be used like this.. And now, my thoughts have been changed... Thank you..

Alperen T. AYHAN
http://www.produck.net
Always cinema...
Re: Custom Shatter Maps
by Brian Maffitt
Hi Jesse,
Nice tutorial, thanks for sharing! A couple subtle clarifications:
1) Shatter maps won't ignore black, they ignore transparency. So early on when you mention that the black pixels get ignored, you are actually seeing the result of transparent pixels, because your background color is set to black.
2) Shatter maps posterize the source image into eight colors: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, White, and Black. Those are the only important colors to consider when making a Shatter map, and anything else will be "clamped" to those colors inside Shatter. You can turn off "interpolate palette" in Colorama to force the primaries in the shatter map, which will give you an excellent visual preview of the results. I'll add black and white elements as I see fit--as you did with the company logo.
I'm so happy to see Shatter and Colorama still used so frequently!
Brian Maffitt
(Designer of Shatter and Colorama, among others)

@Brian Maffitt
by Jesse Toula
That's good to know. I'll be sure to note those changes on my site.

Thanks for the info and the great plug-ins!

Jesse Toula

Visit http://www.BatchFrame.com for AE Templates, Stock Footage, Video Tutorials and more!
Re: Custom Shatter Maps
by Jesse Toula
Thanks guys, glad to hear it was useful to you.

Jesse Toula

Visit http://www.BatchFrame.com for AE Templates, Stock Footage, Video Tutorials and more!
Re: Custom Shatter Maps
by Erik Waluska
This was very useful info and there isn't much out there about shatter so thanks a lot!
Re: Custom Shatter Maps
by Rob Mize
Jesse...
Very nicely done... I already have a project in progress where I can use what I've learned.
Thanks for an informative and well presented tutorial.
Rob Mize

Rob Mize


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