RoboTV: Finishing touches


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RoboTV: Finishing touches

Next, let's put in the backgrounds so we have something more interesting than black to look at. I'm looking at this so I'm seeing a lot of plywood on this ramp, a lot of plywood on this street circuit, and a lot of the squares and things have been put together. I'm seeing squares in the plots of land underneath and of course squares in the robo frame as well. So some background layer or texture that echoes this square pattern maybe appropriate. I'm going to go to my stock footage collection or I can go ahead and create something in After Effects using one of its plug-ins like Fractal Noise.

It just so happens I have already made a couple of layers I think might be appropriate, but at the very end of this lesson I'll show you how I made these backgrounds. One thing I have created is this animated blocky pattern. We'll play for you that. And I thought that might be appropriate, given the square patterns and all the videos I'm playing around with and then the...

RoboTV: Finishing touches
Video duration: 6m 51s 1h 39m Intermediate Updated Nov 20, 2012

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RoboTV: Finishing touches provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 07: Parenting

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