Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 1, 2010
Duration
1h 47m
Description

In this series of tutorials, we'll learn how to use MatchMover to track an object as if it was our scene, then finish the shot with Maya and NUKE. Using MatchMover we can find the movements of a real life object and move a 3D object to match. We'll begin the tutorials by manually tracking our sequence in MatchMover and exporting it for use in Maya. We'll then take our solved camera into our Maya scene and move our object into place. We'll then learn how to capture our 3D environment reflections and create some helpful matte layers. Once we've rendered our Maya sequence, we'll learn how to combine all of our images in NUKE. We'll learn about processing our background footage to capture traveling mattes, as well as many different ways to combine our various mattes to create effects. We'll finish the tutorials by adding a silhouette and color correcting our images. Software required: MatchMover 2011 and NUKE 6.1.

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. I'm Chris with digital tutors. Autodesk authorized publisher in this series of lessons will learn how to use match mover to track an object as if it was inside of our scene. Then finished the shot with Maya and Nuke using Match where we can find the movements of a real life object and move a three d object to mention we'll be in this project by manually tracking our sequence in match mover and exporting it for use in Maya will then take our solved camera into a Miocene and mover object into place. Well, then learn how to capture our three D environment reflections and create some helpful Matt layers for compositing. Once we rendered are my sequence will learn how to combine all of our images inside of it. We'll learn about processing our background footage to capture travelling mattes as well as many different ways to combine our various mats to create effects. We'll finish by adding a silhouette and color correcting our images. This series of lessons will illustrate an example of how match mover can be used to track really life objects and how to finish the object replacement using Maya and Nuke this will allow us to add three feet to real life objects and create an appealing composite. So with that, let's go ahead and get started.