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Subject: Re: FLASH: dangerman mask effect
From: Marc Hoffman, Poison Dart Frog Media
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 17:04:52 GMT

At 08:23 PM 1/30/00 , you wrote:
>Its a mask effect but instead of not being able
>to see anything until the mask passes over it you can see the mask shape in
>lets say green, and its passing over a man walking who is entirely yellow.
>When the green mask circle passes over the man whats under the mask changes
>to purple or something. I'm sure it has to be a mask thing because it would
>be too hard another way.

One way is to have a green background that is masked. Also masked is a
layer in which the man is purple, and other elements are whatever color
effect you want to apply. These layers go above the normal layers. On top
of them of course is the mask that moves around, revealing them.

Marc Hoffman

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