Calculations effect


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Calculations effect

The Calculations Effect is quite possibly the most powerful and useful of all of the tools in the Channel Effect Personal and if you're familiar with Photoshop, then you might recognize Calculation from Photoshop as well. So in another words, one of those Photoshop carryovers and in a sense what a Calculation Effect does, it allows you to combine Channels from one layer with the Channel from another layer and I realize this doesn't sound very cool, but it actually is really cool and from my experience one of the most helpful thing that it does, it helps with reflection. What we're going to do is, we'll create some reflections.

We're going to take two stupid layers, and we're going to make something cool with Calculations. So, lets say we have this Not so Crystal Ball layer, that's rendered from 3DS Max that's anything but spectacular. We also have this like a goofy picture of me that we'll use a little bit later in the Keying chapter and basically what I wan...

Calculations effect
Video duration: 4m 10s 11h 49m Intermediate

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Calculations effect provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS3 Effects

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Video
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After Effects
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