Art of Rotoscoping

Learn how to rotoscope production shots by using silhouetteFX VFX industry standard software.
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This is about Rotoscopy in production. How stereo conversions and VFX vendors do roto.

You'll learn how to avoid issue with roto animation like wobbling in shapes and depth roto.

Students who complete this course will have knowledge to rotoscope complex shots for VFX and Stereo Conversion.

You will learn tips and trick that will get your roto to the next level.

You’ll learn how to work in production environment by organizing your shapes in groups and strong naming convention. And also how to roto native stereo plates those plate shoot with stereo camera. Also see common issues with stereo roto.

You’ll learn how 2d tracking can help you with moving shots and also planar tracking.

You’ll also learn roto on native plates and how you can save time by copying one eye animation.

What are the requirements?

  • Basics of Visual Effects
  • Any software which is capable of roto.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Rotoscoping in Visual Effects
  • Stereo Conversion Rotoscoping
  • 2D Roto
  • Roto job into VFX industry

Who is the target audience?

  • This 'Art of Rotoscoping' course is for beginners.
  • Those want to learn Rotoscoping.
  • For those students who want to improve their Rotoscoping skills.
  • Entry level Job into Visual Effects Industry.

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Section 1: Art of Rotoscoping

Course Introduction


Who am I and deep overview of the course.


In this lesson we'll talk about types of Rotoscoping in Industry.


In this lesson we'll see little deeper look inside 2D Roto.


In this lesson we'll see how 3D Conversion Roto works.


In this lesson we'll learn about roto on stereo plates.


In this lesson we'll learn how to block roto animation.


In this lesson we'll learn how track roto by using 2d tracking.


In this lesson we'll learn how to use advance planar tracking.


In this lesson we'll learn how to roto hairs by using open splines.


In this lesson we'll learn how 3D conversion roto works.


In this lesson we'll see how conversion roto looks in production.


In this lesson we'll learn how to do roto on stereo plates and good bye.

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Instructor Biography

Abhimanyu Tanwar, Compositing Supervisor / VFX Supervisor

Abhimanyu Tanwar is a Compositor based in India. Primarily working on features and short films. Previously he worked for a company Prime Focus as a View-D™ artist. He's worked on Hollywood titles such as World War Z, Edge of Tomorrow, The Great Gatsby, Seventh Son, and Gravity. Abhimanyu has completed work on upcoming Mexican feature film 'Yo no soy guerrillero' for Monster GC Studio.

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