Rotoscope the foreground After Effects


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Rotoscoping the foreground

We've disguised the dots on her face fairly well, so now they're pretty much invisible. This leads to one problem, and that's when she lifts her finger up to press her face around frame 100 or so, her finger becomes blurry, because those upper layers are blurring that part of the cheek. We'll have to rotoscope a piece of the footage to bring her finger back. Now, this will serve a dual purpose. We also need to get the tattoo eventually underneath that finger. So, let's do that. I'm going to go down to the Footage layer and duplicate that.

We'll move that up to the very top and rename that finger. I'll zoom in so I can see and then grab my Pen Tool and draw a mask. Let me go down to the second joints, so good coverage of the finger, up across the nail. I don't want any of the cheek or the shadow. This should be accurate enough to really separate out the finger.

I'll turn off the other layers, you can see the finger by itself. I'm going to turn of...

Rotoscoping the foreground
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Rotoscoping the foreground provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Lee Lanier as part of the VFX Techniques: Tracking Objects onto a Face

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