Rotoscoping: Techniques and Tools for the Aspiring Artist

Rotoscoping: Techniques and Tools for the Aspiring Artist

By: Benjamin Bratt (author)Paperback

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Master what it takes to make your rotoscoping and digital painting blend seamlessly into each shot. Through illustrious four color presentation, the book features step-by-step instruction on the artistic techniques of rotoscoping and digital painting with lessons on: *Articulate mattes *Digital paint in moving footage *Motion tracking *Advanced rotoscoping and digital paint techniques, and much more It also features practical insight on the subject and industry, delving into: *The history and evolution of rotoscoping and the role of the rotoscoper *A typical day in the life of a rotoscoper *How to get a job as a rotoscoper

About Author

Benjamin Bratt is a visual effects artist based out of Dallas, Texas who has worked as a digital artist on recent movies such as Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Race to Witch Mountain, Obsessed, and The Proposal. He is currently the lead compositor at Radium/Reel FX in Dallas. Clients include the Dallas Cowboys, Coors, Ram Truck, and more. Benjamin has also taught Visual Effects and Rotoscoping classes at the Academy of Art.


Chapter 1: Origins of Roto Chapter 2: Defining the Terms Chaper 3: Rotoscoping Software Chapter 4: Pre-Shot Warm-Up Chapter 5: Key Framing Techniques Chapter 6: Creating Splines Chapter 7: Edge Consistency Chapter 8: Object Mode Transforms Chapter 9: Interpolation and Linear Movement Chapter 10: Blur Chapter 11: Checking Your Mattes Chapter 12: Tracking and Roto Chapter 13: Roto and the Human Figure Chapter 14: Faces and Heads Chapter 15: Hair (Or: Bald People Are Great) Chapter 16: Human Movement Chapter 17: Clothing Chapter 18: Keeping Focus and Getting Work

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780240817040
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780240817040
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0240817044

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