Compositing a Sci-Fi Force Field in NUKE

Compositing a Sci-Fi Force Field in NUKE

Compositing a Sci-Fi Force Field in NUKE is an Intermediate level study on 3D + Animation, produced by the creator, Steve Wright. This study is a critical step for a person who needs to excel in his/her 3D + Animation talent. It provides you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, Nuke, 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects and Nuke.

Free Download - Compositing a Sci-Fi Force Field in NUKE
Author Steve Wright
Publish Date 7/20/2015
Skill Intermediate
Duration 2h 12m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 23
Last Update N/A

Force fields can trap characters and stop them in their tracks. But most of the time they’re virtual barriers, created by VFX compositing gurus like Steve Wright. In this project-based course, Steve shows how to build a show-stopping sci-fi force field using NUKE. He shows how to add life to a basic matte painting by animating the doors, and then keys the green-screen footage and carefully composites the main character, an armored space fighter, back into the scene. Then, using NUKE’s Noise node, Steve creates the force field animation and multiplies it for maximum effect. Finally, to really sell the scene, he adds interactive lighting, motion blur, and other finishing touches. Tune in to learn how to recreate this effect in your own projects.

Topics include:

  • Building a doorway animation
  • Pulling the key
  • Making garbage mattes
  • Compositing the character in the scene
  • Creating the force field effect
  • Setting the timing
  • Creating and positioning emitters
  • Adding interactive lighting
  • Refining the final look

Compositing a Sci-Fi Force Field in NUKE : Video Lessons

  • Welcome1m 36s
  • Using the exercise files1m 10s
  • Isolating the doors5m 49s
  • The door animation9m 6s
  • Adding the back room3m 10s
  • Pulling the key6m 24s
  • Making garbage mattes7m 10s
  • The spill suppression4m 57s
  • Compositing the character6m 45s
  • The force field animation effect7m 17s
  • Adding perspective4m 49s
  • Setting the force field timing3m 48s
  • Setting the finger and hand timing7m 12s
  • The emitter beam effect5m 51s
  • Creating the emitter animation6m 36s
  • Positioning the emitters9m 10s
  • Timing and integration8m 34s
  • Creating the body flash mask5m 20s
  • Creating the room flash mask4m 41s
  • Setting the flash lighting5m 22s
  • Sweetening the character composite5m 20s
  • Refining the final look6m 51s
  • Controlling bounding boxes5m 14s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

  • Pulling the key | NUKE Compositing: Sci-Fi Force Field | lynda.com
  • This video is about keying a character in NUKE as part of a sci-fi force field project. Watch more at ...

  • DateTime : 2015-09-14 22:26:35
  • Source : LinkedIn Learning
  • Compositing a Sci-Fi force field in Nuke
  • Sounds from: https://freesound.org/people/keinzweiter/sounds/322970/, https://freesound.org/people/Natty23/sounds/257276/

  • DateTime : 2018-04-17 00:01:53
  • Source : Steve Champagne
  • Isolating the doors | NUKE Compositing: Sci-Fi Force Field | lynda.com
  • Learn how to create a doorway animation—as part of a sci-fi force field—in NUKE. Watch more at ...

  • DateTime : 2015-09-14 22:21:14
  • Source : LinkedIn Learning
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