Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Video: Digital Set Extension in 5 Steps!

A very useful technique.Too simple that this doesnt even require a tutorial. ;)

Well, lemme put this in 5 steps.

1.From AfterEffects,Export the frame of the footage you want to extend as a PSD

2.Open it in photoshop and paste the elements you want to add.Save it back again.

3.Open it in aftereffects as a new comp.replace the background still layer with the footage.

4.Motion track the footage.Apply the tracking data to a null object.

5.Parent[pickwhip] the elements to the null object.That's it! You are 'Extended'!

Watch the low-res sample here: [really low-res! sorry!]

1 comment:

  1. thanks for the tips! magic in 5 steps! you rock! all the best for your dreams come true!