Your First Day of Tracking in NUKE
In this series of tutorials, we will learn the essentials for tracking in NUKE. Software required: NUKE 7.0v6.
What you'll learn
In this series of tutorials, we will learn the essentials for tracking in NUKE. You will learn how to execute one, two, and four point tracks, and what types of situations call for those different types of tracks. We take our time in learning how to apply the tracking data so that you can troubleshoot when you run into different types of tracks in your own work. There are countless tips and tricks sprinkled throughout this training for getting more accurate tracks, smoothing out existing tracks, and simply knowing what will cause tracking problems as you work. By the end of this tutorial, you will know how to do the three main types of tracking, and have some practical examples of these types of work including: title integration, tattoo removal, image stabilization, and screen replacement. This course is for you if you are wanting to learn how to move images with footage data in NUKE and are interested in this powerful part of the compositing pipeline. Software required: NUKE 7.0v6.
Table of contents
- One Point Tracking 15m
- Applying the Tracking Data with a Transform Node 10m
- Smoothing Tracking Data 8m
- Two Point Tracking 14m
- Applying Two Point Tracking Data 13m
- Image Stabilization with a Track 12m
- Four Point Tracking 16m
- Using a Corner Pin and Edge Blur for Screen Replacement 8m
- Reintroducing Reflections to the Composite 6m