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Author Bratt, Benjamin, 1963-

Title Rotoscoping : techniques and tools for the aspiring artist / Benjamin Bratt
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press/Elsevier, ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 287 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Front Cover; Rotoscoping: Techniques and Tools for the Aspiring Artist; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Origins of Roto; Chapter 2 Defining the Terms; Chapter 3 Rotoscoping Software; Chapter 4 Pre-Shot Warm-Up; Chapter 5 Key Framing Techniques; Chapter 6 Creating Splines; Chapter 7 Edge Consistency; Chapter 8 Object Mode Transforms; Chapter 9 Interpolation and Linear Movement; Chapter 10 Blur; Chapter 11 Checking Your Mattes; Chapter 12 Tracking and Roto; Chapter 13 Roto and the Human Figure; Chapter 14 Faces and Heads
Summary Master what it takes to make your rotoscoping and digital painting blend seamlessly into each shot. Through illustrious four color presentation, the book features step-by-step instruction on the artistic techniques of rotoscoping and digital painting with lessons on: *Articulate mattes *Digital paint in moving footage *Motion tracking *Advanced rotoscoping and digital paint techniques, and much more It also features practical insight on the subject and industry, delving into: *The history and evolution of rotoscoping and the role of the rotoscoper *A typical day in the life of a rotoscoper *H
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Computer animation
Animation (Cinematography) -- Instruments
COMPUTERS -- Computer Graphics -- Image Processing.
PHOTOGRAPHY -- Techniques -- Digital.
Animation (Cinematography) -- Instruments.
Computer animation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780240817057 (electronic bk.)
0240817052 (electronic bk.)