VFX Techniques: Digital Set Extension
VFX Techniques: Digital Set Extension is an Intermediate level course on 3D + Animation, written by the author, Lee Lanier. This course is a critical pillar for anyone who needs to excel in his/her 3D + Animation expertise. It gives you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects, 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects and After Effects.
Learn how to digitally extend a set with After Effects. Lee Lanier shows how to remove a tricky green screen with the KEYLIGHT plugin and a custom luma matte, motion track a new background with appropriate parallax, digitally dress a set with static artwork, fabricate shadows, and relight the footage to create a realistic result.
- Applying KEYLIGHT
- Combining multiple tracks
- Adding 3D renders to the background
- Creating depth of field
- Layering reflections
- Adding set dressing
- Creating drop shadows
- Color grading
- Lighting the composite