Tutorial: Compositing Large Scale Explosions

In this tutorial, Alan Fire shows us how to layer several of our Explosions Vol. 2 elements in a scene and blending them against a bright, sunny background.

How to track shaky footage and speed up rotoscoping using Planar Tracking

Twitter   –   Facebook Learn how to use Nuke’s Powerful Planar Tracker to simplify many common tracking tasks such as screen replacements and simplifying clean plate and rotoscoping tasks. In this tutorial you will learn how to insert your own text or graphic element onto the onto the side of a building using very shaky hand […]

Use Photoshop to Enhance After Effects Roto

Learn how to use Photoshop to enhance your After Effect’s Rotoscoping skills. by using Photoshop’s tools in a Frame Animation timeline, you can get more control in those cases where you need to do Roto and Clean up operations frame by frame. we will take a trip from Ae to Ps and back to complete […]

MochaBlend-C4D Rotoscoping Basics

In part 1 of this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use MochaBlend-C4D to turn roto-shapes from mocha into various types of splines in C4D. This lays the groundwork for part 2, where we’ll use MochaBlend-C4D’s ‘Camera Map Editor’.

Use the Output Strokes from a Nuke RotoPaint Node To Adjust the Shot

Here’s a quick Nuke tutorial with a useful trick for rendering only the paint strokes that you create from a rotopaint node. This allows you to separate the results of your paint from the background, enabling you to warp and morph and color correct it in order to integrate it with the background. There’s also […]

Mocha Pro Tracking & Roto Basics With Nuke

On July 16th 2015, Imagineer’s Martin Brennand & Mary Poplin hosted a live training event exploring the many ways that mocha Pro is the ideal assist utility for NUKE VFX pipelines. Here is a replay of that webinar. Suitable for beginners and intermediates. Presented jointly by Imagineer Systems + Boris FX Topics covered: Tracking and […]

Mocha Pro Advanced Tips & Techniques with in After Effects

Join Ben Brownlee, VFX artist and Curious Turtle trainer, as he works through some real-world examples of using mocha in conjunction with After Effects and Boris Continuum Complete to tackle a number of challenges with a focus on image restoration and beauty work.

How To Stabilize for Roto Paint in Nuke

In this in depth video, imagineer systems product specialist, Mary Poplin, shows you how to Stabilize and Roto Paint in Nuke using Mocha Pro and mochaImport+. This specific technique was used to paint out makeup errors in U.F.Oh Yeah by Film Riot. The final video can be found here: https://youtu.be/qQB2wtKQkvM Techniques used: Difficult Tracking through […]

Mocha Open Splines for Beauty Work in After Effects, Nuke

In this short video, Imagineer Systems Product Specialist, Mary Poplin, shows you how to use the new feature found in mocha 4.1 to create open splines, tracked strokes, and text paths. Also covers how to use splines with Re:Vision FX Re:Flex Warp plug-in to slim faces in After Effects, and Spline Warp to slim faces […]

Creating a Headless Horseman Effect With Mocha and After Effects

Need inspiration for our Halloween Contest? In this advanced and fast-paced tutorial, Imagineer Systems product specialist, Mary Poplin, shows you how to design, shoot and composite a head replacement shot. You should be familiar with Adobe After Effects and mocha’s planar tracking tools to follow along. Happy Halloween to all you mocha Pros out there […]

Using Mocha Roto-Shapes to Create a Stylized Cel Shaded Look in Ae

In this short tutorial, Imagineer Systems Product Specialist, Mary Poplin, uses mocha to create animated roto-shapes to create a simplified and stylized animated look in After Effects. This workflow is basic, and uses simple mocha masks with After Effects filters and solids. Mary also shows you how to convert one selected layer with many mocha […]

Understanding Nuke Rotoscoping Tools and Techniques

Dave Scotland adds another installment to his Nuke in Production series, with a look at the features and techniques of the Nuke Roto tool, with some examples on applying roto data to assets in nuke.In this session, we’ll take a look at various features and techniques of the “Roto” tool in NukeBuilding a simple sky […]

Exporting Color Roto Shapes using Mocha AE and Mocha Pro 3.1

Imagineer systems has announced the latest point release for mocha AE and mocha Pro, Mocha 3.1 which shows improvements over lender distortion workflows along with the ability to export rasterized distortion maps that can be read by modern compositors, new mocha for HitFilm 2, RED file support and the ability to export color roto shapes […]

Using PreComposed Solids in After Effects to Aid Roto

Tim Harris takes a look at a quick tip solution for a situation that may occur when using solids in After Effects rotoscoping work while having a mask that is applied to them.Of course if you have motion tracked data driving the solid and mask, you may encounter that on parts of the shot there […]

Rotoscoping Using Mocha Pro & After Effects

Peter Bohush posts a video review of Mocha Pro and also a tutorial on using Mocha Pro in conjunction with After Effects for Rotoscoping tasks.Peter Bohush writes: A video review and tutorial on rotoscoping with Mocha Pro and After Effects. Read the separate online review in the February edition of NewEnglandFilm.com. Mocha Pro from ImagineerSystems.com. I’m a Mocha newbie […]

Paint Out Tracking Markers in After Effects

In a rare keeping of promises today I actually talk about a subject referenced in an earlier tutorial. The natural followup to using tracking markers in a scene is how to remove those tracking markers when you don’t want to see them. That’s what this is all about. A process once called “painting” for the […]

Apply Tracking Data to an After Effects Mask for Rotoscoping

Laurie Knapp with a quick tip where she looks at applying tracking data to a mask shape in After Effects to save some time when doing roto work.Laurie Knapp notes: “In AE, you can’t apply a track to a mask shape. But sometimes, you really want to. In this example, I needed to get rid […]

nuke tutorial videos on paint & roto

This is the first of a series of five tutorials on RotoPaint created by Howard Jones, Head of Visual Effects at Twenty4d VFX (www.twenty4d.com). In this first installment Howard gives us a basic introduction to roto’ing in Nuke.

mocha tracking and roto export to nuke tutorial

VFX trainer Steve Wright covers the workflow between mocha and Nuke. Export planar tracking data and roto shape data from mocha directly to Nuke.