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By Jeff Foster

ISBN-10: 0782144551

ISBN-13: 9780782144550

"Jeff Foster has created the only necessary and definitive creation consultant 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 publication for displaying you the way Hollywood pros rather use those programs.In this moment variation to his bestselling publication, television and picture photographs veteran Jeff Foster presents all-new details on After results 7 and Photoshop CS2—plus multiplied insurance of blue/green screening and titling, appealing new pictures, and cutting edge real-world recommendations for latest pros. greater than ever, this must-have reference continues to be the one advisor that indicates the best way to use those superpower courses jointly to accomplish expert results.The DVD contains construction fabrics, third-party plug-ins and filters, and inventory video. you are going to additionally locate venture records and photographs to compliment each of the book's tasks, which require After results 7 or later.Learn what the professionals be aware of, together with how to:Add intensity on your animation via mimicking actual motionGrab your audience's cognizance with artistic movement titlingShoot a fresh blue/green screenApply 3D animation to second imagesRemove backgrounds with blue-screen rubbish mattesRetouch body by way of body with rotoscopingConstruct lifelike composites and locales with matte paintingMake videos from stills via simulating 3D digicam motionProduce practical results similar to noise, clouds, and smokeNote: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics aren't incorporated as a part of publication dossier.

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Note: An alternative method of normalizing an image used for a displacement map would be to adjust the midtone marker in Levels; this also gives you a real-time preview of the amount of contrast in the image. However, this method will not smooth out the edges of transition from the contrasting shapes, as a Gaussian Blur will. 10 After applying the Offset filter to the cloud image, use the Clone Stamp tool to eliminate the hard vertical line down the center. 11). When selecting the color of the Fill layer, choose 50% gray (128 RGB), because this will read 0% as a displacement map color, while white is +100% and black is –100%.

Create a new layer. 34. This will be the shape that the pattern and layer style will be applied to. 34 Create a circular filled shape to apply the pattern style to. Making only the filled-circle layer visible, open the Layer Style editor and add a Bevel And Emboss with a 1/4 Round Contour shape. Use a dark purple for the Shadow Mode, and turn the Highlight Mode down to 0% Opacity. Set the Size to 65 pixels and Soften to 7 pixels. Set the Depth to 150%. Change the Angle to 130º with the Altitude at 30º.

If you try to select all of the layers inside the folder and drag them independently, they will center in the Comp view window instead of maintaining their correct positions in relation with one another. 3 Move the imported file folder to maintain proper layer position and hierarchy. Note: If you are importing a layered Photoshop file as a composition and are not going to need the layers scaled down drastically for an extreme zoom, then simply double-click the composition file After Effects creates for you in the Project window.

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