Jeff Foster “After Effects and Photoshop: Animation and Production Effects for DV and Film"
Sybex | 2006-03-13 | ISBN: 0782144551 | 364 pages | PDF | 36 Mb
Nothing beats the tight synergy of After Effects and Photoshop for creating professional-level effects, and nothing beats this book for showing you how Hollywood professionals really use these programs.
In this second edition to his bestselling book, TV and movie graphics veteran Jeff Foster provides all-new information on After Effects 7 and Photoshop CS2—plus expanded coverage of blue/green screening and titling, beautiful new images, and innovative real-world solutions for today's professionals. Better than ever, this must-have reference is still the only guide that shows how to use these two superpower programs together to achieve professional results.
Learn what the pros know, including how to:
Add depth to your animation by mimicking real motion
Grab your audience's attention with creative motion titling
Shoot a clean blue/green screen
Apply 3D animation to 2D images
Remove backgrounds with blue-screen garbage mattes
Retouch frame by frame with rotoscoping
Construct realistic composites and locales with matte painting
Make movies from stills by simulating 3D camera motion
Produce realistic effects such as noise, clouds, and smoke