Create a Single Point Track for Video Projects in After Effects CC


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Creating a single point track

Motion Tracking is the process of following a pixel or a group of specific pixels around your scene. And then taking that data to drive other elements in your project. The most common example is having graphics fly around the scene, making them look like they're tied to an individual element. In our project today, we're going to use a single point tracker, to tie a graphic, to the end of this snowboard. So, to do that, let's make sure that we have the Tracking timeline open and then double click on layer 1, to load that layer, into the Layer panel.

In the Layer panel, we can apply our first tracker, by going up under the Window option, and opening our Tracker. I want to drag the tracker from the lower-right corner of the Interface. Up into the left of the Composition panel, by clicking on the grips to the left of the word Tracker. Now to apply your tracker, just click the Track Motion button, and we'll see our tracker in the center of our Comp panel. If we change our magnification u...

Creating a single point track
Video duration: 7m 38s 14h 52m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 03, 2014

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Creating a single point track provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CC Essential Training

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Video
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After Effects
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