Removing unwanted elements with a garbage mask


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Removing unwanted elements with a garbage mask

We have assembled the spaceship render passes inside our composition in After Effects, we also adjusted the various layers to improve the quality of the specularity in the reflection and also changed the color of the incandescence on the logo. We are now ready to take this composition and nest it into another one, so we can add the live-action background footage. So let me go straight to Composition > New Composition. I want to create new composition that matches the first one. In this case I need HD 1080, 24 frames per second, and a duration of 90 frames.

So this is all correct. I can click OK now, and there is a new composition called Comp 1. Let me go ahead and grab the Shot2Ship composition and drop it in this one and therefore nest it. Now I want to see this in front of the live- action, so I'm going to go to Shot2 and pull that down and place it underneath. Now even though that's in the composition, I cannot see it in the viewer. That's because the Alpha around the spaceship is...

Removing unwanted elements with a garbage mask
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Removing unwanted elements with a garbage mask provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Lee Lanier as part of the Maya Rendering for After Effects Composites

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3D + Animation Video
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After Effects Maya
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