Roto Brush overview and workflow


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Roto Brush overview and workflow

The Roto Brush is probably the most important new feature in After Effects CS5. With Roto Brush you draw just general brushstrokes, saying here's the foreground, here's the background, and Roto Brush will automatically detect the edge between that foreground and background. You don't have to carefully draw a mask edge. You don't have to carefully paint along the edge. It will find the difference between foreground and background for you. What's really important is that it does it across multiple frames. You don't need to do this every single frame yourself.

It looks the foreground and background, does motion prediction following things as it moves from frame-to- frame and adjusts the map boundaries to follow that motion in the shot. It's pretty easy to make corrections in case it makes a mistake. Now Roto Brush is not magic. It's not going to give you a perfect matte the first time. You are going to need to do a little bit of work and cleaning up edges and co...

Roto Brush overview and workflow
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Roto Brush overview and workflow provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects CS5 New Creative Techniques

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Video
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