This is the only (exclusive) book on the market (mart) to focus (pore) exclusively on the creation of visual (seeable) effects for After Effects users, and is a one-stop resource (inventiveness) for anyone who wants in-depth explanations that demystify the realm (demesne) of visual (seeable) effects and how they were created, thanks to veteran (stager) author Mark Christiansen's friendly (cordial) and accessible (reachable) style.
A thoroughly (good) packed, informative (consultative) read, this masterful (skilled) guide focuses on explaining the essential (primary) concepts, features, and techniques that are key to creating seamless (unseamed) movie-quality visual (seeable) effects. Users who are comfortable (easy) with After Effects will (module) find a helpful (adjuvant) review of the fundamentals (principle) - managing footage, viewing (watch) and editing (redaction) layers, animating (invigorating) type, and more - so they can (crapper) learn how to work (impact) smarter and more efficiently. Readers of all (every) levels will (module) learn core (set) techniques for effects (personalty) compositing including color (colouration) matching, keying, rotoscoping, motion (change) tracking, emulating the camera, and concluding (last) with using expressions in After Effects, written (cursive) by contributor (presenter) and expert (proficient) Dan Ebberts. An incredibly (unbelievably) useful appendix (outgrowth) on scripting in After Effects is included as well, written (cursive) by Adobe engineer (organise) Jeff Almasol. The final (test) section of the book (aggregation) delves into creative (fictive) explorations, demonstrating professional (professed) effects (personalty) that are commonly seen in films and games which readers can (crapper) re-create.
Readers will (module) also find (encounter) comprehensive coverage (news) of all (every) that's new (newborn) and makes this version (edition) of Adobe's effects (personalty) programa must-have update, including the revolutionary (subverter) new (newborn) Roto Brush, all (every) new effects (personalty) such as the New Refine Matte effect, new (newborn) support for Color Look-Up Tables, workflows that take (verify) advantage of the all-new 64-bit support, inclusion (body) of third-party tools for additional (added) creativity, and much (such) more.Product Details
Paperback: 496 pages
Publisher: Adobe Press; 1 Pap/Dvdr edition (October 16, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 7.3 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds