Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Making corrective strokes over time, part of After Effects and mocha AE: Screen Replacement.
…Okay.…Now time for the really time consuming portion of rotor brush work.…Propagating, your strokes from your base frame, earlier and later in time.…Now Roto Brush does indeed work in both directions outward from your base frame.…If you look closely at this Roto Brush span, you'll see…little arrows that indicate what direction that base train is being propagated.…
You really, really, really want to start at the base frame…and step one frame at a time earlier and later making corrections.…You don't want to far away from the base frame, make a…correction, then jump closer to the base frame and make another correction.…Least not on the same part of the figure.…Because we're going to useless information closer to…the base frame and keeps propagating it outward.…If I make a corrective stroke here, that corrective…stroke will be used further away from the base frame.…Now it can get difficult to look all the way around a…shape on every single frame, so quite often I divide the task.…
I say, okay, let's look at, say in this case, the left hand,…
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- Tracking in mocha AE
- Corner pinning in After Effects
- Rotoscoping with Roto Brush and Refine Edge
- Matching color and depth of field
- Reversible stabilization with Warp Stabilizer VFX