Editing your pixilation animation – cartoon effect in AE easy
Turning your animation into a cartoon animation is quite simple, but you have to be willing to take some time to experiment with the After Effects tools.
Here are the steps to follow:
- Open AE and import your image sequence -File>Import File. Make Jpeg Sequence is selected.
- Drag your imported sequence into the composition icon, at the bottom of the project panel, it will appear in the timeline panel.
- Right click on the footage layer in your timeline and select Effects>Stylize>Cartoon
For this combination the layer bellow effect is Cartoon, and the layer above is CC Treshold (with opacity down). To change the layer opacity you need to hit T on the KB.
The technique bellow; right click on the clip on the timeline and Render>Edges.
For the example below the background was deleted using the Rotoscoping Effect and the adding the Colour effect with render edges
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