After Effects Apprentice: 12 Tracking and Keying

After Effects Apprentice: 12 Tracking and Keying

After Effects Apprentice: 12 Tracking and Keying is an Intermediate level course on 3D + Animation, crafted by the author, Chris Meyer. This course is an essential base for anyone who needs to get better at his/her 3D + Animation talent. It provides you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Motion Graphics, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects, 3D + Animation, Motion Graphics, Photography, Video, Visual Effects and After Effects.

Free Download - After Effects Apprentice: 12 Tracking and Keying
Author Chris Meyer
Publish Date 11/23/2011
Skill Intermediate
Duration 3h 54m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 45
Last Update 11/10/2016

Explore how to use the motion tracker and stabilizer built into After Effects and shows how to handle a variety of shots. Author Chris Meyer leads a quick tour of the third-party software mocha and demonstrates the workflow for The Foundry’s KEYLIGHT, both bundled with After Effects. The course also covers tracking a greenscreen shot with a handheld camera and replacing its background.

The After Effects Apprentice series was created by Trish and Chris Meyer. These tutorials are designed for After Effects CS4 through CC, and can be used on their own or as a companion to the Meyer’s book, After Effects Apprentice.

Topics include:

  • Understanding motion stabilization and keying
  • Performing a track
  • Applying tracking to effects
  • Keying with KEYLIGHT
  • Replacing images
  • Improving the composite
  • Garbage masking
  • Dealing with interlaced footage

After Effects Apprentice: 12 Tracking and Keying : Video Lessons

  • Welcome2m 34s
  • The Tracker panel4m 15s
  • Software versions and exercise files3m 19s
  • Warp Stabilizer basics5m 50s
  • Warp Stabilizer advanced parameters7m 17s
  • Deleting bad track points (CC and later)5m 6s
  • Reversible Stabilization (CC and later)4m 47s
  • Setting up a stabilization2m 48s
  • Track points explained5m 48s
  • Performing a track5m 11s
  • Applying a stabilization2m 41s
  • Cleaning up the results of a stabilization2m 50s
  • Performing a motion track5m 56s
  • Applying the results4m 31s
  • The Radio Waves effect4m 15s
  • Tracking the mountain5m 31s
  • Compositing the effect4m 1s
  • Perspective tracking overview2m 30s
  • Tracking to a corner pin7m
  • Improving the composite5m 39s
  • Tracking with mocha AE8m 59s
  • Tracking for mocha shape6m 6s
  • Masking for mocha shape7m 28s
  • Tracking in 3D (new in CS6)4m 22s
  • Creating 3D objects (new in CS6)5m 12s
  • Hanging a poster (new in CS6)8m 8s
  • Adding text (new in CS6)5m 32s
  • Using shadow catchers (new in CS6)8m 25s
  • Tracking dots5m 43s
  • Dealing with obscuration5m 12s
  • Cleaning up the stabilization5m 50s
  • Basic keying7m 10s
  • Refining the key5m 10s
  • Key Cleaner in AE CC4m 51s
  • Advanced Spill Suppression in AE CC4m 25s
  • Quizzler challenges3m 35s
  • Quizzler #1 solution: Stabilization plus masking2m 58s
  • Quizzler #2 solution: Stabilization plus tracking2m 50s
  • Quizzler #3 solution: Copying a camera's motion4m 9s
  • Tracking for multiple effect points4m 43s
  • Converting to ray-traced 3D (new in CS6)7m 43s
  • Legacy tracker advice8m 14s
  • Tracking interlaced sources5m 59s
  • Using garbage masks for keying4m 51s
  • Using the Rolling Shutter Repair feature (new in CS6)4m 54s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

  • Performing a motion track in After Effects | lynda.com tutorial
  • This After Effects tutorial shows how to set up Feature and Search regions in order to perform a motion track. Watch more at ...

  • DateTime : 2011-11-28 20:56:52
  • Source : LinkedIn Learning
  • How to track with mocha-AE | lynda.com tutorial
  • This mocha-AE tutorial demonstrates how to perform a track and then export it to After Effects. Watch more at ...

  • DateTime : 2011-11-28 21:03:03
  • Source : LinkedIn Learning
  • After Effects tutorial: Converting to Ray-traced 3D (new in CS6) | lynda.com
  • It also explains the renderer's tradeoffs, such as loss of blend modes. Watch more at ...

  • DateTime : 2012-12-19 02:32:39
  • Source : LinkedIn Learning
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