Compositing Principles and Workflow in Action: 30 Days of Ae

Day 20 of the 30 days of After Effects tutorials is a bit more visual effects oriented offering a look at the compositing principles needed to marry two shots together. In this case, it is placing footage of a mascot into another shot of a back yard.

School of Motion’s Joey Korenman offers plenty of techniques here from cleaning up the plate footage by removing objects, tracking, keying out green screen footage, color correction and compositing.

Check out part one of Compositing Birds into Backyards, After Effects Compositing Principles and Workflow in Action here.