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Total Training for Adobe After Effects CS3: Advanced Keying

By Ko Maruyama, Total Training

Learn all about the keying tools in After Effects CS3 that allow you to shoot something practically and then cut out or isolate a single object.  Total Training shows you how it`s done with an overview of the basic keying effects, then walks you through more advanced topics including compositing with keys, rotoscoping with masks and paint tools, cropping with keylight, and much more.

In this clip, we learn about the Motion Tracker in After Effects and see it in action. With the New York City Library as a backdrop, host Ko Maruyama explains how Motion Tracking will allow you select a group of pixels and analyze them. He shows several ways to open up the Motion Tracker in After Effects CS3.


Motion Tracker in After Effects

Motion Tracker in After Effects

Up next: Motion Tracker part 2

About Total Training
Total Training is an industry leader of fun and innovative video training with a decade of experience producing award-winning tutorials. Users may choose to watch Total Training`s tutorials on DVD-ROM or access tutorials  24/7 via Total Training Online, the company`s recently released online subscription library.


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Ko Maruyama has been working in the field of motion graphics for over twelve years. He has worked as a Visual Effects artist on several Emmy nominated advertising campaigns, music videos and promotional campaigns. He was most recently the Visual Effects Supervisor behind the motion graphics-based multi-media Snickers campaign starring the Black Eyed Peas which released simultaneously on television, in print, and online. Ko has been on the motion graphics faculty of the Pasadena Art Center College of design for four years in the Digital Media Department.
Related Keywords:After Effects CS3 , motion graphics, Motion Tracker

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