By Jeff Foster

"Jeff Foster has created the only essential and definitive creation advisor to 2 of the world's maximum symbiotic instruments: After influence and Photoshop."—Jack H. Davis, coauthor, the Photoshop Wow! books and the way to Wow: Photoshop for PhotographyNothing beats the tight synergy of After results and Photoshop for developing professional-level results, and not anything beats this booklet for displaying you ways Hollywood pros quite use those programs.In this moment variation to his bestselling publication, television and film photographs veteran Jeff Foster presents all-new info on After results 7 and Photoshop CS2—plus elevated insurance of blue/green screening and titling, attractive new pictures, and cutting edge real-world options for state-of-the-art execs. higher than ever, this must-have reference continues to be the single consultant that indicates tips to use those superpower courses jointly to accomplish specialist results.The DVD contains construction fabrics, third-party plug-ins and filters, and inventory video. you will additionally locate undertaking documents and photographs to compliment each of the book's tasks, which require After results 7 or later.Learn what the professionals understand, together with how to:Add intensity for your animation through mimicking genuine motionGrab your audience's realization with artistic movement titlingShoot a fresh blue/green screenApply 3D animation to 2nd imagesRemove backgrounds with blue-screen rubbish mattesRetouch body by way of body with rotoscopingConstruct lifelike composites and locales with matte paintingMake video clips from stills by means of simulating 3D digicam motionProduce life like results reminiscent of noise, clouds, and smokeNote: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics should not integrated as a part of booklet dossier.

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14 Use the Playback controls on the Animation palette to preview the motion created by tweening the two frames. For a quick preview of the animation (and timing), select the Preview In Default Browser button on the toolbar. This opens the browser window and plays the animation as an animated GIF, so the color depth will be limited to 256 colors. However, you will gain a sense of how the animation will move in real time. mov in the Chapter 1 folder) on the DVD. Tweening Effects 2. 15; this becomes Frame 1 of the animation.

35 Apply an Emboss and the eyeball pattern to the circle shape layer. 36 Add highlights to a layer above the eyeball to give a wet look to the surface of the eye. Select the top face layer and apply an Outer Glow layer style. Change it to a pink flesh color, and set the Blend Mode to Multiply. Set the Opacity to 50% and add 6% Noise. 37). This will help blend the edges of the eye socket tissue into the eyeball and throw some ambient reflection onto the surface of the eye. 23 ■ A P P LY I N G D E P T H A N D R E A L I S M T O A N I M AT I O N S Make the background and top face layers visible.

You can do this simply by selecting File ➔ Export ➔ Animation Frames As Files, where you can select different filenaming and compression options from the dialog window. 10 From ImageReady, you can save frames as individual files in a sequence easily. Tweening is the process of automatically adding frames between two selected frames (called key frames) to create a designated number of steps of motion, opacity, or applied effects so that you can create a smooth, continuous animation sequence. The more key frames you have, the more control you will have over your animation’s tweening.

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