Animating layer styles with keyframes is a fun way to put Adobe After Effects design skills to the test. In this lesson, animate text styles by keyframing. How do you use green screen footage in After Effects? Look no further than this Adobe video editing lesson covering how to key a subject in your movie.
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Animating layer styles with keyframes is a fun way to put Adobe After Effects design skills to the test. In this lesson, animate text styles by keyframing. How do you use green screen footage in After Effects? Look no further than this Adobe video editing lesson covering how to key a subject in your movie. Using Keylight 1. In this video editing lesson work with Keylight to quickly key footage. Wondering how to get a clean subject key when editing green screen footage in Adobe After Effects?
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Making Motion Graphics in After Effects
Great green screen work is more about lighting than anything else. Place your green screen footage over your background footage in an After Effects composition. Simply draw a shape around your subject and close the mask by selecting the first mask point. In the effects browser, search for the Keylight effect. Simply drag the effect to your footage in the composition timeline. Select the eyedropper button in the Keylight effect and select a green portion of your green screen.
Adobe After Effects Keying Tutorials
Under these conditions, you may need to use rotoscoping—the manual drawing or painting on individual frames to isolate a foreground object from its background. See Rotoscoping introduction and resources. Keying is defining transparency by a particular color value or luminance value in an image. When you key out a value, all pixels that have colors or luminance values similar to that value become transparent. Keying makes it easy to replace a background, which is especially useful when you work with objects too complex to mask easily. When you place a keyed layer over another layer, the result forms a composite, in which the background is visible wherever the keyed layer is transparent. You often see composites made with keying techniques in movies, for example, when an actor appears to dangle from a helicopter or float in outer space.
Adobe After Effects
Andrew also shows an option for a paid-for plug-in for After Effects that can achieve the same thing natively inside of After Effects and could be very useful for those who do a great deal of mask creation. Tutorial, Video Tutorial Andrew Devis. In this tutorial, Andrew shows how to select the areas with problems while still maintaining a good over all matte through the use of other layers. Sometimes when you pull a key you have problems with light spill that cannot be resolved with a single key. In this tutorial, Andrew shows how to start to create multiple keys and layer them on top of each other for excellent results.