Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a wash look, part of Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X.
One look that clients ask me to create all the time is what I refer to…as the wash look, and what I mean by that is that the entire clip looks like…it's been washed in a particular color.…Another way of saying that is it looks like the entire clip has been tinted.…An example of this is the popular sepia look, and while we have the Sepia and…Tint effects, which can be found in the Basics category of the Effects Browser…here in Final Cut Pro X, in this movie, I wanted to show you how you could…create your own custom wash look using the Color Board.…Now, we are not going to be as heavy- handed as creating, say, a sepia look, but…what I am going to do is create a nice warm subtle wash in a couple of clips in this project.…
All right,…let's take a look at this first shot.…It looks okay, but what I want to do is create a nice warm wash on it.…To do that, I am going to access the Color Board.…So with the clip selected, I'll use the keyboard shortcut Command+6 to open…up the Color Board.…It's always a good idea to make exposure or contrast corrections prior to…
- Understanding the video scopes
- Using Balance Color and Match Color
- Fixing under- and overexposed clips
- Expanding contrast
- Controlling saturation
- Using color and shape masks
- Creating looks with primary and secondary corrections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Color Correction Tools in Final Cut Pro X
2. Making Primary Corrections
3. Creating Looks with Primary Corrections
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Creating Looks with Secondary Corrections
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