Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding flames, part of Digital Matte Painting 5: Camera Projection in Maya.
…Lets start coping some video effects by adding flames to the front smoke…stacks and to these little fire pots on each side of the castle entrance.…This piece of footage of a wind blown torch is a from thee action essentials two…set that I mentioned the last lesson, but…any single flame like this will work great.…This is a QuickTime movie, and remember…that Maya doesn't play well with QuickTime movies.…So you'll want to render this out as a sequential TIF.…We won't be camera-projecting this element but mapping it directly on a plane.…
So we don't have to produce separate files with the transparency channel.…We can just save out the Tiffs with the alpha channel embedded.…Open up After Effects again…and drag your flame footage into the project.…Drag that footage into a comp and let's preview it.…Also, make sure that it has a built-in alpha…channel by selecting the alpha in this drop-down menu.…You can see this has one, so we're good to go.…This file is wider than what we need.…So you can reduce the width of the comp and still get…
- What is camera projection?
- Isolating the layers in your painting
- Setting up for projection camera
- Adding geometry
- Projecting textures
- Animating the camera
- Vertex modeling
- Animating the background
- Adding flames, smoke, and glows
- Rendering your project
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CC 2013 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost14h 58m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Camera Projection
2. Setting Up Your Maya File
3. Adding Geometry to Match Your Painting
4. Projecting Your Textures
5. Adding an Animated Camera
6. Advanced Camera Projection
7. Toning and Animating the Background
8. Adding Video and Special Effects
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