1. Using a geometric shape to mask out a portion of one video, so that you can substitute in a different video on top of it. Masks are used for many puposes, to either mask out what you do NOT want to be in the video, or to select a region of a video that you want to process or combine with other video. Since masks can move and change shape, you can have the mask track the video it is masking.

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  2. How to title your video, layering your titles on top of video, or stencil your video on top of the title. I explain Convert Pre-multiply, and discuss how to use and animating lighting and/or moving titles to make it a little more dramatic. Using Time node to fade in the title of the video.
    If you like the videos in this Special Effects series, please consider making a donation of US$5.99 at wickes.webs.com/compositingtutorials.htm Proceeds go to support Blender and future development.

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  3. A timelapse video of modeling a male human head in Blender.
    Original modeling time 1 hours and 8 minutes.

    montagestudio.org

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  4. What you should get if you do the exercise - a magic floating ball conjured up from your amazing psychic abilities. this shows the net result of creating the object, assigning a material, matching the lighting, making a mask and match-moving it, keyframing the ball, and then compositing the ball on top of the CG video.

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  5. In this video, I match move a 3D virtual object on top of a movie which is set as the background image. This FAQ tells you how to integrate your CG objects into a real-world video. I cover only the keyframing aspects of a mask and the object itself, as well as some acting tips. This also applies to rotoscoping.

    Pre-req: SFX Lighting
    If you like the videos in this Special Effects series, please consider making a donation of US$5.99 at wickes.webs.com/compositingtutorials.htm Proceeds go to support Blender and future development.

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