After Effects, Recent Posts, TutorialsJuly 13, 2015September 1, 2015
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The Pencil Sketch Effect template is not a plugin. It’s an Adobe After Effects project file, commonly known as a “template” because the work is already done and the user needs only to insert their footage and make their own adjustments. This template is compatible with version CS5 as well as all later versions of After Effects.
Even After Effects beginners will be able to create an animated pencil drawing from their footage!
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These effects use real hand-drawn pencil textures to create the most realistic pencil drawing effects out there. It works with still images, footage, motion graphics, and animations – just drop in your media and render!
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FEATURES 11 customizable pencil drawing effects for your video footage – Choose from rough sketches, line drawings, charcoal, colored pencil, and more! Over 30 animated paper textures – Dynamic backgrounds which change on every frame Uses hand-drawn textures for realistic results Easy-to-use slider controls for customizing shading, lines, detail level, and more Optional stop motion effect Optional colorize effect – Converts any of the effects to colored pencil Also works on photos, text, and graphics!
These pencil sketch effects are included in the Creation Art Effects template, which contains 40 unique art effects.
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Compatible with Adobe After Effects, versions CS5 and all later versions (including Creative Cloud). Works on both Mac and PC. No plugins required. Comps are HD, 1920×1080. Render times may be significant.
Follow the suggestions on the Render Tips Page to optimize the speed of this template. The effects in the demo videos have a reduced frame rate (choppy look) because of the Stop Motion Effect settings.
The Stop Motion Effect is optional, and completely customizable. Detailed instructions are found in the video tutorial, inside the template, and on the Pencil Sketch Effect Help Page. This template has been universalized, meaning it will work with After Effects running in any language.
Music and footage placeholders in preview video are not included.
In this tutorial, we’ll convert a video footage into an animated pencil drawing, using the “Pencil Sketch Effect” template from Creation Effects.
The Pencil Sketch Effect allows users to effortlessly turn their video footage into an animated pencil drawing in Adobe After Effects. With eleven ready-to-go presets, you can imitate a range of drawing styles like colored pencil, charcoal, line drawings, doodles, rough sketches, photorealism and more. Each preset can be customized with easy-to-use slider controls to get the perfect look for your project.