VFX Techniques: Digital Set Extension

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.

Free Download - VFX Techniques: Digital Set Extension
Author Lee Lanier
Publish Date 4/15/2014
Skill Intermediate
Duration 1h 47m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 26
Last Update N/A

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.

Topics include:

  • 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

VFX Techniques: Digital Set Extension : Video Lessons

  • Welcome33s
  • Using the exercise files44s
  • Breakdown of the final composition1m 2s
  • Setting up the project2m 52s
  • Applying the Keylight effect4m 34s
  • Creating a luma mask5m 48s
  • Using a track matte6m 12s
  • Refining the alpha matte3m 20s
  • Combining multiple tracks6m 20s
  • Adding 3D renders to the background4m 49s
  • Parenting additional layers4m 7s
  • Creating depth of field3m 47s
  • Layering background reflections6m 38s
  • Layering foreground reflections4m 28s
  • Adding set dressing6m 56s
  • Set dressing the window3m 6s
  • Creating drop shadows6m 18s
  • Building a new window4m 23s
  • Adding a reversed reflection5m 44s
  • Determining perspective shift5m 52s
  • Animating a 3D layer7m 32s
  • Building a custom glow4m 27s
  • Making a glint2m 46s
  • Final adjustments and rendering3m 52s
  • Checking out the finished project31s
  • Next steps25s

Recommended video tutorials from YouTube.

  • "Set Extensions" - Making Magic with Jordan
  • In this After Effects tutorial, VFX professional and Tongaler Jordan Allen teaches you how to improve your set design on a budget in post production.

  • DateTime : 2017-03-31 00:03:03
  • Source : Tongal
  • CGI VFX Breakdowns / Showreels : Matte Painting Set Extension
  • Great behind the scenes breakdown and showreel by the talented folks at Storm Studios!! For more information please visit http://www.stormstudios.

  • DateTime : 2012-08-29 23:36:10
  • Source : TheCGBros
  • Matte Painting / Set Extension VFX Tutorial
  • Tutorial from my previous video on making Matte Paintings / Set Extensions. This tutorial cover the implementation of assets in a 3D tracked scene of fisheyed ...

  • DateTime : 2014-04-03 16:51:36
  • Source : MrKlay

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