Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Improving the composite, part of After Effects Apprentice 12: Tracking and Keying.
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I've corner-pinned a brand-new piece of video over the original MRI…display inside this shot.…I'll press F2 to deselect, turn off just when you display, and turn it back on again.…As I look down here in the Timeline panel, I'll see that the corner-pin effect…has been applied individually animating each corner of that display.…This is what we tracked in the previous movie.…In addition to that, After Effects will also animate the Position of what it…believes to be the center of these four corners.…
The reason that it does this is so that you can enable Motion Blur for this…particular shot and better integrate it into the final composite.…After all, the original shot will have some motion blur as the camera moves,…your new paste in graphic should have blur when things move as well.…Our biggest problem however though is as I zoom in here, this brand-new graphic…is not fitting quite right over the bloated out Bezel this old CRT display that…bright blue we see peeping through is the old display.…
The After Effects Apprentice videos on lynda.com were created by Trish and Chris Meyer and are designed to be used on their own and as a companion to their book After Effects Apprentice. We are honored to host these tutorials in the lynda.com Online Training Library®.
- Understanding motion stabilization and keying
- Performing a track
- Applying tracking to effects
- Keying with KEYLIGHT
- Replacing images
- Improving the composite
- Garbage masking
- Dealing with interlaced footage