The zipped PSD file that automatically downloads when you click this link (350 Perfect Icons -- brankic1979) consists of a high number of beautiful icon elements that were originally masked in photoshop.
I want to be able to import vector files into After Effects eventually. The vector information IS in the PS file as a path, but importing from PS into AE will not retain vector functionality. So here's where I ended up:
- I opened the file in Illustrator.
- Created Objects From Layers from the box that popped up.
- I went through each layer and deleted the background of the mask.
Now I'm left with the shape object paths, but each object/group is in a separate layer.
When I select all, and try to apply a swatch, not only does it not work, but if I have some objects colored, they will lose that color, and go back to empty. SOMETHING is working, but in an "inverted" way, maybe?
How can I fill in all these empty shapes on different layers with one color, all at once?