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Creative Video Compositing with Photoshop
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Creative Video Compositing with Photoshop

with Seán Duggan

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Hi, I'm Sean Duggan and welcome to Creative Video Compositing with Photoshop.
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  1. 4m 1s
    1. Welcome
      1m 5s
    2. What is video compositing?
      41s
    3. Using the exercise files
      2m 15s
  2. 42m 7s
    1. Working with video layers
      4m 26s
    2. Getting familiar with the Timeline
      6m 15s
    3. Using layer masks
      4m 48s
    4. Applying movement and transformations with keyframes
      4m 30s
    5. Using Smart Objects to perform nondestructive transformations
      7m 15s
    6. Creating a file structure for video projects
      4m 55s
    7. Exporting finished clips
      4m 9s
    8. Editing strategy for composite shots
      5m 49s
  3. 16m 57s
    1. Combining multiple clips in one shot using layer masks
      6m 45s
    2. Applying transitional effects
      4m 18s
    3. Animating a layer mask
      5m 54s
  4. 39m 29s
    1. Using type to mask a video layer
      6m 53s
    2. Using vector shapes to mask a video layer
      5m 42s
    3. Adding motion to vector shape layers
      4m 39s
    4. Animating layer effects
      7m 47s
    5. Copying animation keyframes to another layer
      6m 26s
    6. Styling graphics with blend modes and layer effects
      8m 2s
  5. 16m 45s
    1. Compositing elements with blend modes
      4m 58s
    2. Using blend modes and masks to combine video clips
      5m 34s
    3. Combining blend modes and animations
      6m 13s
  6. 34m 2s
    1. Creating custom transitions with layer masks
      7m 11s
    2. Creating custom transitions with filters
      7m 27s
    3. Animating the scale and rotation of a Smart Object
      6m 4s
    4. Using videos as masks for custom transitions
      6m 15s
    5. Creating lighting effects with adjustment layers
      7m 5s
  7. 14m 3s
    1. Previsualizing composites
      4m 38s
    2. Shooting for consistent lighting and motion
      4m 25s
    3. Identifying the "action area" in a scene
      5m 0s
  8. 37m 23s
    1. Layering multiple elements to begin the composition
      7m 1s
    2. Integrating the clock face using blend modes
      5m 38s
    3. Bringing in a video layer and refining layer masks
      8m 38s
    4. Matching color and brightness with adjustment layers
      7m 23s
    5. Finalizing the project with animated clock hands
      8m 43s
  9. 15m 38s
    1. Keyframing a mask to track motion
      6m 15s
    2. Using Blend If sliders for motion masks
      6m 21s
    3. Understanding the limitations for color keying
      3m 2s
  10. 1m 10s
    1. Next steps
      1m 10s

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Creative Video Compositing with Photoshop
3h 41m Intermediate Jan 27, 2014

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Learn how to create stunning visual effects and motion graphics for your video projects using a tool you already know and love: Adobe Photoshop. Seán Duggan teaches you how to add motion and life to type, create virtual locations with compositing, adjust the lighting of your scenes, and creatively transition from one clip to another. Along the way, you'll learn how to use the editing features in the Timeline panel, combine multiple clips using layers and masks, composite type and graphics, and animate with keyframes. You'll also get tips for shooting video specifically with compositing in mind.

Topics include:
  • What is video compositing?
  • Using layer masks
  • Applying movement and transformations with keyframes
  • Using Smart Objects to perform nondestructive edits
  • Animating a layer mask and layer effects
  • Using blend modes to create composites
  • Creating custom transitions
  • Shooting video for composites
Subjects:
Photography Video Masking + Compositing Compositing
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
Seán Duggan

Welcome

Hi, I'm Sean Duggan and welcome to Creative Video Compositing with Photoshop. In this course we'll explore using Adobe Photoshop to create composites and motion graphics effects that you can use in your video projects. I'll start with an overview of how video layers are not that different from regular layers in Photoshop, and then introduce you to the video editing features in the timeline panel. From there, we'll move on to making a simple composite that combines multiple video clips using layer masks.

We'll explore compositing with type and graphic elements, and use keyframe animation techniques to add movement and transformation to your layers. We'll also create stylistic effects for the title sequence of a fictional mystery series, and use layer masks and blending modes to make intricate composites that can be turned into virtual locations. This course is designed for those who are already familiar with essential Photoshop skills such as layers, layer masks, and blending modes, and want to use those techniques to create composites for video projects. Now let's get started with Creative Video Composting with Photoshop.

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