Tracking rectangular elements with the Perspective corner pin option


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Tracking rectangular elements with the Perspective corner pin option

We're ready to move on to Project 4. In Project 4 we're going to apply motion tracking in a different form. It's going to be Corner Pin tracking. Corner Pin Motion tracking is great whenever you have to track a rectangular or a square feature. For example, you might track the corners of a billboard or a poster or a window or a screen, anything that's rectangular. After you track, you can then apply new artwork or new footage to that rectangular area. In fact, in Project 4 we're going to replace the screen of a futuristic PDA device, so let's get started.

Let me go to File > Import > File and pull in that original footage, features an actress. This is called shot4 in the Footage folder, so I'll bring that in as an image sequence. I am going to pull that down into the timeline and create a new composition. Let's play it back and see what it looks like. So you see this features a PDA, has a screen, that screen is blank. We're going to put in new artwork in there...

Tracking rectangular elements with the Perspective corner pin option
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Tracking rectangular elements with the Perspective corner pin option 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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