Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Retiming the plate, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 5: Camera Projection in Maya.
…With the special Photoshop file prepared for toning…our plate, it's time to open up After Effects.…I'll be doing this demonstration in After Effects CC, but you can…do what we're doing here in just about any version of After Effects.…We won't be using any of the brand new tools from the latest versions.…This part of the course is not designed to…be an overview of how to use After Effects.…Lynda.com has many excellent…tutorials on the topic if you need to brush up on the program.…However, I will show you what I'm doing in enough detail so that you…should be able to follow along, even if you aren't an After Effects guru.…
First, let's drag in that special file we created in the last video.…Camera Projection For AE.psd.…You can drag it over onto this tabbed area that has Project in it.…After…Effects offers you up some options and for…Import Kind, choose Composition - Retain Layer Sizes.…If you bring it in as footage, it will bring the file in…flattened or as composition, it will keep all of the layers full sized.…
- 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 Essential Training (2013)with 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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