Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 18, 2010
Duration
1h 20m
Description

In this series of lessons we'll learn how to use the RotoPaint node introduced in NUKE 6.0. The RotoPaint node is the new global tool for creating rotoscope shapes, painting, cloning and other brush based tools. We'll begin this project by learning about the new User Interface of the RotoPaint node and learn where everything lives. We'll then learn about the new stroke/shape list and all of the options we can quickly modify through the list shortcuts. We'll then learn about the new features of the RotoPaint node, such as copying animation on a per-shape-point basis, using layers to transform multiple shapes/strokes and using Ripple Edit to change a shape across multiple keyframes. We'll then learn how to use each of the basic tools such as Bezier and the new Bspline shapes and the selection and editing tools for shapes. Then we'll learn how to use the brush, clone, reveal, blur, sharpen, smear, dodge and burn tools to create strokes on our footage. Software required: NUKE 6.0 and up.

About the author
About the author

Chris is a VFX author at Pluralsight. Along with creating and recording training, he also manages the support team and works closely with the production development team. He began his career working freelance and quickly realized that he wanted to find a company where he could use his talents to help people succeed in the CG industry.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hello, Chris Digital. In this series of lessons, we learn how to use the rodeo paint now introduced in Nuke 6.0, the road Appoint Note as a new global tool for creating grotta scope shapes, painting, cloning and other brushed based tools. We'll be in this project by learning about the new user interface of the road. Oh, paint, note and learn where everything lives will then learn about the new ______ shapeless and all of the options we can quickly modify through the list. Shortcuts will then learn about the new features of the road. A paint notes, such as copying animation on a per shape point basis, using layers to transform multiple shapes, strokes and using ripple edit to change the shape across multiple key frames will then learn how to use each of the basic tools, such as the busy A and the new base, blind shapes and the selection and editing tools for shapes. Well, then learn how to use the brush clone, reveal blur, sharpen, smear dodge and burn tools to create strokes on our footage. This series of lessons is a primer to using the rodeo paint note with a focus on learning the uses of all the basic tools and the hot keys needed for a faster workflow is will allow us to complete our rotoscoping and painting, work much faster and utilize the new tools and features of So with that, let's go ahead and get started.