How to Draw Strokes in Nuke 6's RotoPaint Node


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Drawing strokes

All of the Paint tools, Clone and Blur and Erase, they are all really based on strokes. So let's take a look at what a stroke is. First of all, I'm going to select the Brush tool and just draw a stroke across the screen, and it shows up here in our list. When I finish the stroke, it stays in Brush tool, so I can immediately draw a couple of more if I want. Whichever stroke is currently selected, will be hooked up to the Common, Transform and Stroke tabs.

You can now adjust the parameters after the fact. So we could for example, change that Opacity, put that back, or change the blending mode. On the Transform Page, we can do a transformation, or on the Stroke Page, we could edit something like the Brush Size or the Brush Hardness, anything we want. Put that back to the Common tab. While the default lifetime of a shape is the full length of the clip, the default lifetime of a stroke is always one frame, the current frame, and you can see right here, these strokes are all created on Fr...

Drawing strokes
Video duration: 4m 16s 4h 6m Intermediate Updated Feb 13, 2012

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Drawing strokes provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Wright as part of the Nuke 6 New Features

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3D + Animation Video
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