Creating a tracking mask


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Creating a tracking mask

So typically in the process of Keying, you'll have to create a thing called a Track Mask and basically what this is, is a Mask that follows your subject around and helps cut out any unwanted elements. So let's go ahead and draw one. Select your Breakdance layer, go up to the Bezier Mask tool. And what we want to do is just draw a mask around our dancer. And we want to make sure to have plenty of points when we do this because in the process of drawing a Track Mask, you don't ever want to really have to add points, sometimes that can cause major problems.

And you'll notice, I am drawing way outside the dancer in different shapes, because in this exercise I want to create just a graphic look and the shape will bounce around and change as the dancer is dancing. Typically if we are using a Track Mask, you are doing a process called rotoscoping which is a little more precise where you want to actually have your Track Mask, right up against the edge of your object, but like I said, all ...

Creating a tracking mask
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Creating a tracking mask provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 3 Essential Training

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