After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

Create a School blackboard animated drawing effect from your footage.

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Step 1

Create a new composition and add the footage to it.

After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

Step 2

By adding Hue/Saturation effect, de-saturate it.

After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

Step 3

Add Find Edge effect to the footage layer. Enable the invert.

After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

Step 4

Now add levels to the layer for further adjustment.

After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

Step 5

Add bilateral blur to remove the minute details.

After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

Step 6

Add sharpen effect to sharpen the white lines.

After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

Step 7

Next create a new solid layer (grey or green) and set the blend mode to linear dodge.

After Effects Tutorial: Blackboard Chalk Drawing Effect

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Note: Setting values can change according to the footage used

 

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