A great effect to use when creating graphic elements in Apple Final Cut Pro X is to create a logo with your video inside of it. How do you use blending modes to create this? In this movie, author Jeff Greenberg uses the Stencil Alpha blending mode to create logo elements with footage in Final Cut Pro X.
- So far in this section,…you've seen me put video inside of a shape,…and inside of text.…Your logo or the shape of your logo is another obvious place…and we could use that same exact stencil mode…we've used before.…But I wanna do something a little bit more aggressive here.…I want to put video in just part of a shape or logo,…and to do this your logo has to lend itself for this use.…In this case, my logo or an older version of my logo…happens to have some nice green and some nice white spots.…Let's go take a look and actually build this.…
We're gonna get video to play just inside a part of my logo.…To do that, I'm gonna go ahead…and add this old version of my logo.…I'm gonna hit X to mark the spot,…click on my logo here,…and I'm gonna say Q to make it a connected clip.…You can see, I've got my logo here.…I'm going to put the eagle…just inside of the tree part of my logo.…Before we go on, I just want to again point out this idea.…I can easily pick the green color.…I can easily pick the shape of the tree,…because of its luminescence values.…
- How do blending modes work?
- Getting best performance from FCP X
- Overlay text
- Knocking out white
- Revealing elements
- Correcting color
- Creating day for night
- Using luma key for partial selections
- Creating alpha effects
- Using third-party flickers and grunge