Conclusion

Keylight is a powerful tool that should offer the results you're after. It's not the only option, of course. Primatte Keyer is just as powerful, with a completely different methodology (updated with 7.0). (The book's DVD-ROM includes a demo if you want to check it out.)

The next chapter offers hands-on advice for situations where keying can't help, or can't do everything, and rotoscoping is necessary.

Rotoscoping and Paint

Section I. Working Foundations

The 7.0 Workflow

The Timeline

Selections: The Key to Compositing

Optimizing Your Projects

Section II. Effects Compositing Essentials

Color Correction

Color Keying

Rotoscoping and Paint

Effective Motion Tracking

Virtual Cinematography

Expressions

Film, HDR, and 32 Bit Compositing

Section III. Creative Explorations

Working with Light

Climate: Air, Water, Smoke, Clouds

Pyrotechnics: Fire, Explosions, Energy Phenomena

Learning to See

Index

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Adobe After Effects 7. 0 Studio Techniques
Adobe After Effects 7.0 Studio Techniques
ISBN: 0321385527
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 157
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