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  1. Advanced Building Replacement in Fusion Studio Lee Lanier no no xzloEKXT yes Yes

    We are proud to introduce a Fusion masterclass in background replacements with instructor Lee Lanier! With 7 easy-to-follow video lessons,  you will learn advanced techniques that can be used to create complex and stunning effects inside of DaVinci Resolve Fusion or with the standalone version of BlackMagic Design Fusion.

    The project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Editors, Colorists, Compositors and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Motion tracking
    • Stabilization
    • Rotoscoping building-elements and face
    • Fine-tuning roto shapes
    • Inserting sky in the background
    • Adding grain
    • Simple color correction

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or the free standalone version of Fusion

    Get access

    Enjoy the two first lessons for free, and become a premium member to access the full course.

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  2. Sky Replacement in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier no no BIjknj95 yes Yes

    We are proud to introduce a Fusion masterclass in sky replacement with instructor Lee Lanier! With 6 easy-to-follow video lessons,  you will learn advanced techniques that can be used to replace a sky inside of DaVinci Resolve Fusion or with the standalone version of BlackMagic Design Fusion.

    The DaVinci Resolve project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Editors, Colorists, Compositors and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Motion tracking
    • Keying techniques
    • Inserting sky in the background
    • Adding grain
    • Simple color correction

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or the free standalone version of Fusion

    Get access

    Become a premium member to access the full course.

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  3. Background clean-up in After Effects Lee Lanier no no eTPkZgp8 yes Yes

     

    In this tutorial series, our instructor Lee Lanier demonstrates creative techniques to clean up studio backgrounds in Adobe After Effects. Learn how to extend backgrounds, fix imperfections and even out uneven lighting fast and efficient using a variety of tools in After Effects

    The After Effects project files and footage are included so that you can follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Adobe After Effects users

    Some of the topics

    • Set extension
    • Averaging backgrounds
    • Advanced keying techniques
    • Creating shadows
    • Masking
    • Tracking shapes

    Software required

    Adobe After Effects

    Get access

    Become a premium member to access the full course.

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  4. Beauty Retouching in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier no no yes Yes

     

    In the DaVinci Resolve Beauty Retouching series you will learn everything you need to know about digital retouching and techniques which are useful on almost every single project you are working on. Learn how to clean up blemishes around areas that dramatically shifts and changes, build your own frequency separation from scratch, deal with flyaway hair, dark pupils, symmetry, teeths, dark shadows around eyes and much more.

    The techniques in this series will range from beginner to intermediate and advanced, but they are all easy-to-follow..

    The project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    DaVinci Resolve users and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Clean up blemishes
    • Build custom Frequency Separation
    • Remove Flyaway hair
    • Body Stretch and Symmetry
    • Lighten pupils
    • Teeth enhancement
    • Remove eye circles
    • Skin improvement

    Software required

    BlackMagic Design DaVinci Resolve

    Below you can watch one of the beginner lessons for free!

     

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  5. Paint Fixing in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier no no Rt4czleT yes Yes

    Paint Fixing is the invisible art of removing unwanted objects and improving shots. Digital paint tools can be used to remove actors and logos from a shot, remove artifacts and to replace elements. Paint fixing has become an essential skill to master and DaVinci Resolve has all the tools you need to get the job done.

    The course content ranges from beginner to advanced, and is taught by Visual Effects Guru Lee Lanier who has written several books on the topic.

    Both the Color and Fusion module is used to demonstrate the techniques in this course.

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Editors
    • Colorists
    • Visual Effects Artists

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Paint fix overview
    • 02: Using the Patch Replacer
    • 03: Paint fixing with a mask in Resolve
    • 04: Keyframing masks in Resolve
    • 05: Paint fixing with a mask in Fusion
    • 06: Paint cloning in Fusion
    • 07: Animating strokes in Fusion
    • 08: Removing dust in Resolve and Fusion
    • 09: Fixing with the Planar Tracker in Fusion
    • 10: Tracking a matte painting
    • 11: Restoring the background

    Software required

    DaVinci Resolve

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  6. Rotoscoping in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier no no yes Yes

     

    The art of rotoscoping is probably the most important skill to master for everyone working with visual effects and compositing.

    Rotoscoping is frequently used as a tool for removing unwanted objects, separate objects from the background so they can be placed on top of other elementsm isolating color, effects or parts of your image, cleaning-up green screen composites and much more.

    Rotoscoping can be a very difficult, time-intensive process that ends with a bad result, but in this course you will learn techniques to work fast, intuitive, with great precision and have fun with your work.

    The rotoscoping course is taught by Lee Lanier which has written several books on the topic and teached rotoscoping techniques at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood. The first part of the course Lee will demonstrate basic techniques, and as the course progress he will move on to more advanced topics.

    The course is taught in DaVinci Resolve but users of other tools (NUKE, After Effects, Flame, Silhouette etc) can also benefit from taking this course. 

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Compositors
    • Editors
    • Colorists

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Introduction 
    • 02: Color Power Windows
    • 03: Color Window Tracking
    • 04: Masking in Fusion
    • 05: Using masks with merge tools
    • 06: Custom masking in Fusion
    • 07: Rotoscoping in Fusion
    • 08: Masking toolbar options
    • 09: Using double edge masks
    • 10: Advanced masking options
    • 11: Creating luma masks in Fusion
    • 12: Other Luma Mask techniques
    • 13: Using the Color Qualifier
    • 14: Importing and exporting masks
    • 15: Mask tracking in Fusion
    • 16: Paint tools in Fusion

     

    Software required

    DaVinci Resolve
     

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  7. Advanced chroma keying in After Effects Lee Lanier no no yes Yes

     

    In this course you will learn essential and advanced chroma keying techniques in Adobe After Effects. Instructor, Lee Lanier will explore a range of different techniques to give you the tools you need to create the perfect key, over and over again.

    Most of the time will be used inside of After Effect's Keylight, which is the go-to-keyer for many compositors, and Lee will solve complex shots with poorly lit green-screens, soft lenses, blonde hair details and much more. We know this is what you have to deal with in production.

    Chroma keying can be a very time-intensive process that ends with a bad result, but the techniques you will learn in this course will prepare you to take up any complex task with confident and deliver a good result.

    The chroma keying course is taught by Lee Lanier which has written several books on the topic and teached chroma keying techniques at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Compositors

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Introduction 
    • 02: Extract
    • 03: Color Range
    • 04: Linear Color Key
    • 05: InnerOuter Key
    • 06: Color Difference Key
    • 07: Difference Matte
    • 08: Keylight
    • 09: Spill Supression
    • 10: Adjusting Mattes
    • 11: Matte Effects
    • 12: Garbage and Core Masks
    • 13: Other Spill Techniques
    • 14: Refine Matte Effects
    • 15: Using a Second Keyer
    • 16: Custom Luma Mattes

    Software required

    After Effects
     

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  8. Chroma keying in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier no no yes Yes

     

    In this course you will learn essential and advanced chroma keying techniques in DaVinci Resolve Fusion. Instructor, Lee Lanier explores a range of techniques to give you the tools you need to create the perfect key, over and over again.

    Lee will solve complex shots with poorly lit green-screens, spill issues, fine details, reflections, tracking marks, soft lenses, and much more. Typical shots you have to deal with in production.

    Chroma keying can be a very time-intensive process that ends with a bad result, but the techniques you will learn in this course will prepare you to take up any complex task with confident and deliver a good result.

    The chroma keying course is taught by Lee Lanier which has written several books on the topic and teached chroma keying techniques at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.
     

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • DaVinci Resolve users
    • Compositors
    • Finishing artists

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Introduction 
    • 02: Chroma Keyer
    • 03: Ultra Keyer
    • 04: Luma keyer
    • 05: Delta keyer
    • 06: Spill supression
    • 07: Keying bluescreen
    • 08: Removing tracking marks
    • 09: Combining keyers
    • 10: Additional matte inputs
    • 11: Custom luma masks
    • 12: Keying in color tab
    • 13: Sending a matte to the color tab

     

    Software required

    DaVinci Resolve

     

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  9. Screen Replacement in After Effects & Mocha Lee Lanier no no yes Yes

     

    In this course you will learn all the techniques you need to do a perfect screen replacement regardless of the difficulty level of the shot.
      
    Instructor Lee Lanier will walk you through different approaches on a variety of screens with several challenges such as out of focus screens, hidden corners, motion blur, hands obscuring the screens, missing reflections and much more. These strategies will help you solve the most complex shots inside of After Effects & Mocha.

    The footage and assets used in this course is available for download.
     

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Finishing artists
    • Compositors
       

    COURSE OVERVIEW

    • 01: Introduction
    • 02: Monitor A - Two point tracking
    • 03: Monitor A - Applying tracking data
    • 04: Monitor A - Chroma keying
    • 05: Monitor A - Final adjustments
    • 06: Monitor B - Corner pin tracking
    • 07: Monitor B - Applying corner data
    • 08: Monitor B - Final adjustments
    • 09: Phone A - Planar tracking
    • 10: Phone A - Chroma keying
    • 11: Phone A - Adjusting Mocha track
    • 12: Phone A - Integrating the screen
    • 13: Phone A - Animating the screen
    • 14: Phone B - Planar tracking
    • 15: Phone B - Importing Mocha tracks
    • 16: Phone B - Creating a luma mask
    • 17: Phone B - Creating a custom glow
    • 18: Phone B - Animating the screen
    • 19: Tablet - Using the Mocha brush
    • 20: Tablet - Adjusting the track
    • 21: Tablet - Applying the Mocha data
    • 22: Tablet - Chroma keying
    • 23: Tablet - Grading the new screen
    • 24: Tablet - Animating the screen

     

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