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Dover Studios Releases Shake Compositing Workflow 2nd Edition Visual Effects Training Video

(March 25, 2009)
DMN Newswire--2009-3-25--Dover Studios, Inc. today released Shake Compositing Workflow 2nd Edition, their latest visual effects training video.

Shake Compositing Workflow 2nd Edition is an introduction to node-based compositing for visual effects artists working in the film and television industry. In this video, visual effects artists, Andrew Hazelden and Russell Hazelden, explore the Shake user interface and the workflow used to composite images.

The second edition has been completely updated and features crystal clear 1080p high definition video.

Essential topics include: loading footage into a Shake script with the FileIn node, adjusting node parameters, layering images with the Over node, using RAM and disk based Flipbooks to preview composites, working with nodes and noodles, and rendering finished composites using the FileOut node.

Discover how to use Shake's powerful Primatte Keyer to process images shot on blue or green screen backgrounds. Learn how to create a "garbage matte" to improve the quality of a key. Study the illumination levels of a blue screen background by using the pixel analyzer.

Advanced topics include: using proxies to work with high resolution footage in real-time, relinking missing media, customizing global parameters, viewing multiple color channels in the Viewer and in Flipbooks, using horizontal and vertical compare modes, creating multiple viewers, configuring the domain of definition to reduce computer processing time, and several techniques for managing media in the File Browser.

Pricing and Availability
For more information visit and watch the free preview. Shake Compositing Workflow 2nd Edition is available now as a download for $49.95 (US). Single user and multi-user site licensed versions of the video are available.

About Dover Studios

Dover Studios, Inc. was founded in 2000 by Andrew Hazelden & Russell Hazelden to provide professional training for visual effects artists working in the film and television industry. Visual effects artists have relied on Dover Studios training videos for years to help them meet the challenges of learning new skills. Satisfied customers around the world include students, freelancers, visual effects studios, universities and businesses.

Dover Studios visual effects training videos are specifically designed to help artists advance their skills in a way that is flexible, convenient, and affordable. The training videos are available as direct downloads from the Dover Studios website which allows artists to start learning new techniques right away and at their own pace.

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