Compositing (125 Tutorials)
December 16, 2016
Michele Yamazaki from Toolfarm walks you through a holiday-themed project featuring icy-looking 3D text in a snowy scene, using Zaxwerks ProAnimator for After Effects and Imagineer mocha pro. She goes over how to quickly track the Santa hat in the shot with mocha, create and animate the text in ProAnimator, and demonstrate the ambient occlusion capabilities in ProAnimator.
December 6, 2016
Here’s a fun winter time project. Learn how to make a snow globe with a snowfall effect in Photoshop.
October 31, 2016
As you may know, Green Screen Made Easy, 2nd Edition, which I co-authored with Jeremy Hanke, came out in October 2016. In the book, I go over the keyers, but because it’s in print, I’m limited to how much space I have. In this series, I’m going IN DEPTH on some of my favorite keying and compositing tools for After Effects and other hosts.
October 18, 2016
With Halloween getting closer, here is another spook-tacular tutorial. Follow along with Corey Barker as he uses Photoshop to create a classic movie monster composite of Nosferatu.
October 18, 2016
Joren from the Pixel Lab has a couple of quick tips to help you set up your C4D scenes so you can get a more realistic composite in AE.
October 17, 2016
Michele Yamazaki Terpstra from Toolfarm was on Rolling Tape last week and recorded a segment about the pre-process steps when keying green screen footage.
October 14, 2016
As you may know, I have a book coming out in October 2016 called Green Screen Made Easy, 2nd Edition. In the book, I go over the keyers, but because it’s in print, I’m limited to how much space I have. In this series, I’m going IN DEPTH on three of my favorite keying and compositing tools for After Effects and other hosts. I’ve talked a lot about keying tools in the book, on the Toolfarm website, and at user group events. The first article will look at Red Giant Keying Suite, which includes Primatte Keyer and it’s wonderful companion tool, Key Correct.
October 4, 2016
Ever wanted to create the full black demon eyes effect from the TV series ‘Supernatural’? Austin Newell takes you through the process in AE, step by step, to create this creepy yet cool effect. Just in time for your spooky Halloween videos.
September 6, 2016
Learn how to track a mask to a face in FCP X using the Shape Mask Layer Template in Slice X in this tutorial from Coremelt.
August 30, 2016
Learn how to replace the screen in a shot of an iPad, laptop, iphone, tablet or phablet, in minutes, using CoreMelt TrackX.
August 9, 2016
This is the first part of a multi step tutorial that teached you how to create, texture, rig and composite a giant robot into live action footage. This first part shows you how to create the robot in 3ds Max.
July 29, 2016
The first Video Copilot show is up and running! Andrew Kramer and the gang show us how to make an awesome Superhero landing.
July 6, 2016
In this series, I'm going to give some in-depth information on three of my favorite keying tools that work with After Effects, Premiere Pro, and other tools. The first in the series covers Red Giant's Keying Suite, which includes Primatte Keyer, Key Correct Pro, and Warp.
July 6, 2016
This little tutorial was unscripted but goes over a lot of the finer points of using edge mattes, core mattes, garbage mattes and so on. I'm putting this at the top of the article so you won't miss it!
July 5, 2016
Found – The Fountain of Youth! Mary Poplin demonstrates how to make talent look younger – Covers: mocha masking techniques, BCC Remove and BCC Warp, and general beauty techniques.