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By Richard Harrington

Real-World advertisement tasks awarded in complete colour characteristic the paintings of well known artists, Chris and Trish Meyer, Jayse Hansen, Mark Coleran, Ken Locsmandi and others. The tutorials are advertisement tasks that the artists created for a shopper funds of $10,000 or much less, utilizing simply the plug-ins that include the software program. distinctive concentration is given to the basic ideas which are vital to beginner movement photograph artists. The significant other DVD comprises the resource documents required for the reader to copy the options in addition to Apple QuickTime displays of the ultimate tasks. The initiatives disguise quite a lot of useful functions together with broadcast animation, big-screen movie trailers, song video compositing, trade exhibition shows, DVD menu photographs, and cel animation with Flash. * Real-World initiatives from 11 movement photos professionals * learn how to harness After results' robust toolset * better half DVD contains all resource records so that you can re-create the initiatives

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Create a new project. Save and name the file. 15 » TIME STRETCH YOUR FOOTAGE TO 2. It’s time to bring your captured clips into After Effects. You can choose File>Import or drag them into the project window. PRODUCE SLOWER MOVEMENT IN THE 3. Select three to five clips that you’d like to use and drag them on BACKGROUND, IF the new composition icon. This will create a new comp with all NEEDED. BE SURE your footage layers. TO TRY FRAME BLENDING WITH 4. Check your composition settings by pressing Cmd+K (Ctrl+K).

7. Next rotate the Ground layer –90º on the X-axis. 8. Move the sky layer back on the Z-axis until it completely clears :: HAND-HELD CAMERA the cliff, then scale it up to approximately two times the size of Shot 5 is Lucid’s point of view approaching the precipice. Here the frame. you’ll employ a simple hand-held camera effect. It consists of setting up scenery image planes in 3D space, flying a camera through the scene and then giving it some wiggle. 9. Switch the composition view to Custom View 3 and turn back on the tree layers.

While many people settle for built-in templates or stock backgrounds, that often won’t cut it. Making your own custom backgrounds is essential as you build your reputation and client base. While you may be turned off by the time involved in shooting, don’t be. In a very short amount of time you can build an immense library of footage. This raw material can be used not only for DVD backgrounds but also for animated backgrounds, bumpers, lower-third bars, and more. Take the leap and grab your camera (but in the meantime I’ve included 10 clips to get you started).

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