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Adding a stroke around a layer

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A quick method to set an outline/stroke based on the original shape of a layer.(Preset)
After Effects CS3
Presets (ffx)

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Add the Fill effect and select the color you like, then add Simple Choker and set a negative choke to select the length of the line. Then add CC Composite, set to composite in front.
Works great, with a quick setup, and renders really fast - and can be saved as a favorite.


Effects & Plugins

Fill, Simple Choker, CC Composite


outline, stroke

(Min. Version: After Effects CS3, Category: Design/Objects, Type: Presets (ffx))
posted by MicGyver on Oct 14, 2009


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