||Let's start by loading a
previously stored clip, such as the one with the 3D animation
rendered with Carrara 4.
Each category of Transitions effect may have a number of options. For
example, the transition may yield into a single color, such as the
current primary color. It it might be transitioning to an image uch as
found in the Swap buffer. In some cases you'll also see the option to
transition towards the frames of a stored animation.
|There are many Transitions
to choose from:
- Block out
- Push Stripes
- Slide Stripes
- Threshold Mask
Take the first one, for example: Block
||The current animation will
be progressively replaced with either another image, or a color, or a
stored animation, depending on what is selected.
If you're experimenting, be sure to check the box 'Save Undo' so you
can easily reverse the action.
The effect can cause a transition to various colors, images and
animations depending on the selected source:
||If the Primary color is
chosen, the last frame will reach that final color. In this case going
This animation is a looping Flash version, converted from the AVI file.
||In this example, the
target is not the primary color, but an image located in an alternate
buffer, called the Swap buffer.
To replay it, right-click the image and select Play (it is also in
Flash format here)
can also select Stored animations as the target clip.
|Here's another example: Boxes
You can choose to have the box close from the outside to the center or
open from the center out.
And again there are numerous choices for what to transitionto.
Here's an example with the target being the Negative of the animation.
||And here's an example with
the box closing, and the target of the transition being another clip,
namely one of the stored clips.
||Here's another example,
using the Doors transition effect. In this case opening the door