Layer panel hides my footage when I toggle paint on transparent

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Mar 03, 2022 Mar 03, 2022

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Hello, I am attempting to do the scribble light effect in AE but when I access the layer panel and toggle ON Paint on Transparent it hides my background footage and goes black. I can still paint but I only see the brush strokes. I can see the footage again when I set the view to none, but as soon as I make a brushstroke it goes back to paint and my footage turns black again. I am a beginner so its probably a simple issue, but I cannot find a fix for it anywhere. 

 

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This is expected behavior. You are asking AE to erase all existing layer content in favor of your painted stuff. You may need to apply your paint stuff to a separate layer on top of the actual layer to get the result you want.

 

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