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NUKE Fundamentals

by Patrick Krebs

NUKE is the compositing standard for the entertainment industry, particularly films and television. This course will teach you the fundamentals of NUKE. Software required: NUKE 10.5.

What you'll learn

Have you ever wondered how fantastic the Hollywood FX make there way onto the silver screen? If so, this is the perfect course for you. In this course, NUKE Fundamentals, you'll learn the compositing package used by every major Hollywood studio. First, you'll be introduced to nodes, node based compositing, and fundamental techniques like concatenation in NUKE. Next, you'll learn all the fundamental aspects of NUKE as a tool to create your art. Finally, you'll walk through a simple composite from beginning to end, where you'll build a 3D render of Earth. When you're finished with this compositing course, you'll not only know how to get around NUKE easily, but you'll have a solid foundation to start creating Hollywood FXs of your own. Software required: NUKE 10.5.

Table of contents

Course Overview
Using the Timeline and Playback

About the author

Patrick has worked on over 200 hours of television across his career. He has also created content for National Geographic, Discovery, and The History Channel. He has been an animator on international commercials, and has VFX supervised music videos for Nicki Manaj and others. Patrick enjoys pushing the limits of a television; and finds excitement in delivering the top-tier animation on a television budget and schedule.

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