<em>Art and Science of Green Screen Keying, Part Two</em> released

Art and Science of Green Screen Keying, Part Two released

site news | Posted by John Montgomery | November 1, 2016

We’re excited that the second part of our killer keying course is now available. Professor Victor Perez has designed this two-part course to teach you all the available keying tools in Nuke X and how to use them to pull a key as a real pro. In part two of the course, Victor builds upon the theories learned in part on and dives into using the tools and showing techniques on how to get great keys in Nuke X. The Art and Science of Green Screen Keying, Part 2 contains over five hours of instruction as well as footage files (available with our premium membership).

Be sure to check out what’s covered in The Art and Science of Green Screen Keying, Part 1 as well.

Topics covered in this course:

Spill and Color

  • Despill Algorithms and Expressions
  • Despill within Keyers: Keylight
  • Hue Correction and Suppression
  • Restoration of Screen Luminance
  • Restoration of Background-Relative Luminance

Non-Alpha Advanced Keyers

  • High Frequency Pass
  • Additive Keyer
  • Multiplicative Keyer
  • VKeyer®

Post-Processing Mattes Operations

  • Dilate/Erode Filtes
  • Median Matrix
  • Blur and Grade Combo

Compositing the Greenscreen Element and Its Qualities of Light

  • The ‘Beauty’ Matte (Perfect Pixel Accurate Key)
  • Light Qualities vs Edge Density
  • The Motion Blur Issue
  • Background-Relative Luminance Against Semitransparent Areas
  • Physics of Radiation Of Light Against Edge Surfaces
  • Bloom and Glare
  • Reflections and Non-Alpha Greenscreen Areas Fusion Methodology
  • Edge Blend
  • Grain Restoration
  • Color Grading: Who is the Reference

Victor Perez is a senior visual effects artist with over 12 years of production experience in computer graphics, digital grading and visual effects, as well as a NUKE Official Certified Trainer by The Foundry. As a senior digital compositing artist and 2D Technical Director he has a fine combination of both artistic and technical understanding of film post-production and visual effects. Member of Visual Effects Society and usual collaborator of Nukepedia. Victor has worked and researched with Oscar winner studios such as Cinesite and Double Negative and others. His personal web site is http://www.victorperez.co.uk

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