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Joystick N Sliders using masks.

New Here ,
Jun 29, 2020

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Hi Folks, I'm having fun with J n S. I usually use Masks to generate my artwork in AE. The tutorials all use shapes. Is there a really good reason for this?

 

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Joystick N Sliders using masks.

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Hi Folks, I'm having fun with J n S. I usually use Masks to generate my artwork in AE. The tutorials all use shapes. Is there a really good reason for this?

 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jun 29, 2020

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I've moved this from the poorly named Community Help forum (which is the forum for issues using the forums) to the AE forum so that proper help can be offered.

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Jun 29, 2020

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Shape layers are much more versatile than masks. There are a bunch of shape animators and tools available that make them more suitable for complex graphics and animations. Masks are still useful for some things, but for creating artwork, a shape layer is the way to go.

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Thanks Rick. I thought it would be a scaling issue. I much prefer masks, so I'll continue with that. Thanks matey.

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