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NUKE Green Screen Keying Building on the Fundamentals

by Melissa Best

Green Screen keying is one of the core fundamental skills and techniques used in Compositing. This course will teach you advanced Green Screen keying techniques. Software required: NUKE

What you'll learn

Have you ever wondered how to finesse the fine details of Green Screen keys, but don't know where to start? If so, this course is for you. In this course, NUKE Green Screen Keying Building on the Fundamentals, you'll learn how to complete even the most advanced Green Screen shots and then composite them over a new background. As a continuation of the NUKE Green Screen Keying Fundamentals course, you'll discover how to combine multiple mattes for the best optimized final Alpha. Next, you'll work through alternative Keying workflows inside of NUKE, learning how problem solve challenging Keys for both Green Screen and non Green Screen images. Finally, you'll refine any finishing details, such as transparency, motion blur, and hair detail. The final RGB image will be despilled and then composited over top of a newly integrated background. When you're finished with this course, you'll not only have a completed Green Screen composite, but you'll also have the knowledge and skills needed to key any advanced Green Screen image in the future. Software required: NUKE

About the author

Melissa brings 15 years of industry experience to Pluralsight. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, she first became interested in multimedia in high school. After studying graphic design and new media, Melissa briefly worked in motion graphics at a local television station. This led to her first visual effects job at Frantic Films (Prime Focus). She has since worked in feature film for both traditional and stereoscopic films. Melissa finds a passion for teaching and mentoring and has taught at ... more

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