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.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 8, 2013
Duration
1h 42m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 8, 2013
Duration
1h 42m
Description

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.

About the author
About the author

Laura is a passionate visual effects and motion graphics author at Pluralsight. Ever since her first exposure to After Effects in college, Laura has had an eternal drive to learn more about motion graphics, and teach others what she has discovered. Laura began working at Digital-Tutors (now a Pluralsight company) as a motion graphics artist, creating visually-appealing advertisements and informative art for the site.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello, I'm Laura with digital-tutors. In this series of tutorials, we will learn the essentials for tracking in NUKE. We have learned how to execute 1, 2, and 4-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 course 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 course, 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.