Adobe After Effects CC: Motion Tracking & Compositing Basics
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Adobe After Effects CC: Motion Tracking & Compositing Basics

Motion Tracking & Compositing Basics in Adobe After Effects CC: Pimple/Acne Removal, Sign/Screen Replacement, Mocha AE
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Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Motion Track Moving Footage
  • Replace Images In Footage
  • Motion Track Moving Objects In Footage
  • Remove Pimples/Acne From Actors' Faces
  • Hide or Remove Objects In Footage
  • Complete basic compositing
  • Use After Effects' Built In Tracker
  • Use Mocha AE For Basic Tracking Tasks
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Requirements
  • Students will need to download a free trial of Adobe After Effects or have their own copy of the software installed
Description

Get started with real world Motion Tracking and Compositing techniques inside Adobe After Effects CC!

This intermediate course will cover:

  • Image replacement in moving footage
  • Enhancing an actor's face by removing and cleaning up their pimples/acne
  • Removing objects from your scene
  • Tracking Techniques
  • Compositing Techniques
  • Adding/Removing Objects In Your Footage
  • An Introduction into Tracking inside Mocha AE

It will take you from the very beginning of opening After Effects, creating a composition, importing footage, opening Mocha AE for tracking, sending data back to After Effects and performing your composite into your footage.

Your instructor for this course is Will Bartlett. He has been using After Effects since 2006 for commercials, feature films, and animated creative projects. He is the founder of an established video production company in Toronto Canada and has been the Visual Effects Supervisor and Lead Visual Effects Artist on dozens of projects including feature films and television commercials.

Our team will be available to answer any questions as well as help you with any issues you may come across while making your way through the course.

Even if you don’t have After Effects you can still take advantage of this course by downloading a free 30 day trial from Adobe, on their website. All you need to do is create a free account with them, it only takes a minute and you will then be able to start downloading After Effects.

Get started now with Adobe's visual effects program to enhance your footage today!

Who is the target audience?
  • This Adobe After Effects course is meant for people interested in learning how to complete intermediate tasks inside After Effects such as tracking footage and compositing, Image replacement, Object Tracking, Removing Objects From Footage and more.
  • This Cours is probably not for you if you're a seasoned pro in After Effects. This course does not teach 3D motion graphics. It focuses on motion tracking and basic compositing
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Curriculum For This Course
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Motion Tracking & Compositing Techniques
13 Lectures 54:17

This lecture is an introduction to this course and will provide you with some information before you get started.

Preview 01:05

In this lesson we will go over the stock footage clips that we will be using throughout the course. We will also walk you through file organization in order to maintain a professional folder structure. Be sure to download the footage.zip file so that you can follow along with the same footage!

Preview 02:17

In this lecture, you will find out how to send footage from After Effects to Mocha AE, we will walk you through the basics of the motion tracking program.

Preview 08:48

After you complete this lesson, you will understand how to use the data created inside Mocha AE to bring it back and apply it to your After Effects footage.

Working With Mocha AE Data Inside After Effects
02:34

In this lesson, you will learn how to use your tracking data from Mocha AE to remove parts of a moving object in your footage.

Hiding Objects On Moving Part Of Your Scene
02:20

This lesson will teach you some motion tracking techniques inside After Effects so that you can fix actor's skin issues in footage you have.

Removing Acne (Pimples/ Blemishes) From A Model Part 1
05:17

In this Part 2 lesson, you will learn how to make a much larger mask track and use that new layer to remove blemishes from the face of an actor.

Removing Acne (Pimples/ Blemishes) From A Model Part 2
05:49

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Checking In
00:30

In this lesson, you will send footage to Mocha, track a picture frame and accurately create tracking data that follows the picture frame that scales and gets smaller over time.

Replacing A Picture Frame Image In Moving Footage Part 1
05:35

This lesson will cover how to apply Mocha tracking data and use that info to control a logo that you have which effectively will replace a picture frame in moving footage. You will send learn how to create a much more realistic composite by utilizing blur, grain and color correction effects inside After Effects.

Replacing A Picture Frame Image In Moving Footage Part 2
06:47

In this lesson you will learn how to study your footage in order to understand what the best parts of the frame are so that you can get the best tracking information. We will send our footage to Mocha AE, create tracking data and discuss the technique required to complete the task.

Removing An Object From A Scene In Moving Footage Part 1
04:07

In this part 2 lesson, you will learn how to use the tracking data from Mocha AE to effectively remove an object from handheld moving footage. We composite rocks over a 3rd seal to remove the animal from the scene, effectively creating a scene that only has 2 seals.

Removing An Object From A Scene In Moving Footage Part 2
08:21

This lecture includes information such as other courses Life Progression Project is teaching, how to connect with and learn more about the instructors and more.

Bonus Lecture: Learn More From The Instructor & Other Info
00:47
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