[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1486837432199{margin-top: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”846″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”middle” css=”.vc_custom_1486864534040{margin-top: 20px !important;margin-bottom: 50px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]This started as an experiment to create a smear effect. The best solution I found included After Effects’ Auto-trace and Echo effect. I rarely use these features, so it was a great learning experience.

Download the AE project here if you’d like to poke around. Requires AE version 12 or 13 and Trapcode Particular[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”848″ onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”http://chris-mellor.com/ftp/fetchProject_17-01-16.zip”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1486864778244{margin-left: 10px !important;}”]

After Effects project file

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