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Beginner's Guide to Rotoscopes in Softimage

by Kyle Green

In this Softimage tutorial, we will be teaching you how Rotoscope images can be used for modeling an animation reference within Softimage. Software required: Softimage 2012.

What you'll learn

In this Softimage tutorial, we will be teaching you how Rotoscope images can be used for modeling an animation reference within Softimage. We will start the tutorial by learning how to properly set up and align your Rotoscope images in something like Photoshop. From there, we will learn how to begin importing your Rotoscopes into Softimage, we will learn how to resize and reposition your Rotoscope images within the Softimage viewports to make sure they are properly aligned in all your views, we will learn how to import animated Rotoscopes, as well as other tools and features that will allow you to use image references effectively in Softimage. Get comfortable with important 3D modeling terminology by downloading your copy of our Key Modeling Terms Reference Guide and PDF for free. Software required: Softimage 2012.

About the author

Kyle was one of the first authors for Digital-Tutors, now a Pluralsight company. and has been a part of the team for over 10 years. Kyle began his career in computer graphics education as a college instructor and worked as a Digital-Tutors rendering tutor and curriculum manager since 2002. Kyle has contributed to many of the most popular projects and helped the Digital-Tutors team win awards throughout the company's history. Kyle has had the honor of having his art exhibited at the New York ... more

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