Lynda - After Effects Apprentice 13: Paint, Roto, and Puppet (updated Nov 11, 2016)
Size: 1.15 GB | Duration: 3h 22m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x800&960x600 30fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch
Genre: eLearning | Level: Intermediate | Language: English
In this course, Trish and Chris Meyer introduce a series of creative tools inside Adobe After Effects. The centerpiece is Paint, where Trish demonstrates how to use the Brush, Eraser, and Clone Stamp tools to draw on a layer, remove portions of it, or repeat elements around a composition. These tools can be used for artistic purposes as well as to repair problem areas in footage. Chris shows off the Puppet tools for distorting layers, and the incredible Roto Brush, introduced in After Effects CS6, which allows you to separately define foreground and background elements so that you can replace backgrounds and selectively add special effects. The After Effects Apprentice videos on lynda. com were created by Trish and Chris Meyer and are designed to be used on their own and as a companion to their book After Effects Apprentice.
* Using Paint to reveal a layer over time
* Creating animated distortions to flat artwork with the Puppet tools
* Replacing backgrounds with the Roto Brush