Vegas Advanced - Animated Planet
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Vegas Advanced - Animated Planet

Creating an animated planet and space background entirely within Magix/Sony Vegas Pro
4.6 (2 ratings)
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18 students enrolled
Last updated 9/2017
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This course includes
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create an animated planet entirely within Vegas and hopefully see how to apply the skills they learn in their own projects
Requirements
  • A working knowledge of Sony/Magix Vegas or at least other NLE software
Description

Unlock the incredible power you didn't even know was in Vegas!  Create, from scratch, this animated ringed planet, using no outside resources whatsoever.  That's right, everything you'll see is generated in Vegas itself, and the end result will be a simple .veg file that can be shared and opened by anyone using Vegas Pro.  Join Vegas expert David Jimerson as he takes you through the process, step-by step in easy-to-understand lessons!

Who this course is for:
  • Those who want to unlock the potential of Vegas
Course content
Expand all 9 lectures 33:55
+ Introduction/Creating the Planet
4 lectures 12:29

Introduction, roadmap, and initial setup of the project

Preview 01:12

Creation of the planet from nothing using media generators; adding depth right away.

Preview 03:12

Adding clouds, textures, and spherizing.

Adding Features
04:24

Fine-tuning.  Adding cloud-like surface texture.  Adding lighting effects.

Details, Details
03:41
+ Adding Rings and Background
3 lectures 13:57

Creating the planetary rings.  Using cookie cutter FX.  Setting up 3D space.  Working with parent/child tracks.  Using 3D Track Motion.

Preview 05:34

Using FX to create a rocky texture in the rings.  Editing your generated media to create differentiated colors.  Adding transparency.

Ring Features
05:32

Adding the space background.  Using noise generators to create a star field and space dust. Casting a shadow on the planet rings.

Preview 02:51
+ Animation
2 lectures 07:29

Animating the clouds on the planet and the space dust in the background using Pan/Crop and keyframes.

Planet & Background
05:02

Spinning the rings around the planet in 3D space, using parent/child tracks and 3D Track Motion.

Round & Round
02:27