So this is just a bit of musing. I need a more comprehensive and fluent workflow to do the compositing. A proven and methodical approach. I need to be able to break apart the roto into hair and other, then feather unique areas, apply an s_edge_blur (is that the best?) and s_refine_matte. Complicated shots where…

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Points shouldn’t roll, but remain with feature landmarks. For instance, if a point is at the edge of the hairline, it should remain there as the head turns, and not migrate down the forehead or into a hat. This allows that spline to easily be isolated for an appropriate hair feather and the surrounding splines…

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AE check the site for deals engine room contest labs.adobe.com beta tester fxphd.com? fxguide.com creativecow fxphd.com/aeny.zip announcing new term – check in out. betas of redalert and play! reduser red andae knowledge is good (in relavant chunks) almost 2000 in the field post is developing-knowledge wins jobs lots of red work coming in understand red…

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A quick test for Marek, zombie hands under water, uploaded on Apr 17, 2014 About 2 hours to make, including photography and compositing. The first few versions just show a basic layer composite, nothing fancy. Could work if the hand is “under” the ice. The last two use a simple luma matte without much tweaking…

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Sparkles from childhood are the same as her dress, they are the transition between the two worlds. The sparkles come from his mouth, spill out.

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Train hanging on precipice, WESTERN FREIGHT with CIV as a logo on the train, so the connection is made western civilization and the visual peril that the train car is in = cliff edge. Or CONSUMER RAIL, INDUSTRIAL TRANSPORT, etc. Words and context create an unexpected message. ••• Followed by the toilet shot especially, This…

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Just opening Richa’s latest pss on Christina changing. Looking at the boxes and clothing on the bed. Before I check RIcha and Eshan’s work, I’m just flashing on what comes next – masking out the clothing and box flaps, box labels in all their glory, speed ramps corresponding to her time scale, color correction. Later…

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why not rhythmic camera movement. There is handheld shake, pans, dollies and zooms, rollercoaster, crane… what about rhythms? Rocking pan, rocking dolly, breathing (dolly and zoom) walking (swing and roll) bouncing, decaying bounce, cyclic rolling on z axis. What could this mean? As I was saying on the iphone, story is not king, experience is…

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