After Effects CS6: Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush


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Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush

So inevitably, you'll have a client that asks you, hey, can you put this piece of footage over a different background? And you'll go, sure, did you shoot it on green screen? And they'll look at you and go, what's green screen? At which point, you'll have to look at the footage and determine whether or not you can fix it with a Roto Brush, before you tell them no. But in all seriousness, the Roto Brush actually can help save you in some of those situations. So for example, in this piece of footage right here, you can see we have this sunflower and we have this nice blurry background.

Now this is a pretty good representation of a scene that you should be able to use the Roto Brush to isolate this sunflower from its background. So to do that, we need to get started using the Roto Brush. Before you load up the Roto Brush, you need to make sure that your Fast Preview Options are set to Off. The Roto Brush doesn't particularly like Adaptive Resolution so let's change...

Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush
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Rotoscoping with the Roto Brush provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CS6 Essential Training

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