I came across a video that teaches kids how to draw. I recognize some kind of masking is involved, but I can’t quite figure out how to do this in photoshop to create animated drawing. I know for sure the letters are pre-drawn in Photoshop (or some software), but I can’t figure out the animation.
Here is the video I was referring to: https://youtu.be/ayzVNkIJsk8?t=31
(warning, there’s kid music).
Thoughts? If this is the wrong place to ask let me know, thanks.
To me it is a screen recording, the clue is the irregular window scrolling using the space bar at minute 0.34.
From an outlined text, use Color Range to get the outline selection
- Hide the text layer and create a new empty layer.
- Make an Action with Allow Tool Recording checked from the
- Start recording painting with the brush inside the selection, following the text border
Stop the action, delete this layer, make a new one, hide the selection and play the action:
Make a new layer to play the action while recording the screen or the document window