Applied Media: Visual Effects

  • Digital Compositing with Blackmagic Fusion: Essential Techniques book cover

    Digital Compositing with Blackmagic Fusion

    Essential Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Lee Lanier

    Create complex composites with Blackmagic Fusion. Learn the basics of node-based compositing and get up to speed quickly so you can undertake your own compositing projects. In Digital Compositing with Blackmagic Fusion: Essential Techniques, industry veteran Lee Lanier covers the most important…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • 3D Filmmaking: Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers book cover

    3D Filmmaking

    Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Celine Tricart

    A visual book for the visual artist, 3D Filmmaking: Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, language, and methods behind stereoscopic 3D filmmaking, all in one package. Celebrated 3D filmmaker Celine Tricart explores every facet of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • After Effects Apprentice: Real-World Skills for the Aspiring Motion Graphics Artist book cover

    After Effects Apprentice

    Real-World Skills for the Aspiring Motion Graphics Artist, 4th Edition

    By Chris Meyer, Trish Meyer

    Whether you’re new to After Effects and want to get up to speed quickly, or already a user who needs to become familiar with the new features, After Effects Apprentice was created for you. With 12 core lessons including a trio of projects combining After Effects with CINEMA 4D Lite, you’ll learn…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Apprentice Series

  • Compositing Visual Effects in After Effects: Essential Techniques book cover

    Compositing Visual Effects in After Effects

    Essential Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Lee Lanier

    Create vibrant visual effects with Adobe After Effects. Gain the tips, tricks, and applied knowledge you need to carry out essential visual effects tasks and bring your digital compositing to the next level. In Compositing Visual Effects in After Effects, industry veteran Lee Lanier covers all the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • 3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft: Exploring 3D Printing, Scanning, Sculpting and Milling book cover

    3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft

    Exploring 3D Printing, Scanning, Sculpting and Milling, 1st Edition

    By Bridgette Mongeon

    The possibilities for creation are endless with 3D printing, sculpting, scanning, and milling, and new opportunities are popping up faster than artists can keep up with them. 3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft takes the mystery out of these exciting new processes by demonstrating how to navigate…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge

  • Masters of FX: Behind the Scenes with Geniuses of Visual and Special Effects book cover

    Masters of FX

    Behind the Scenes with Geniuses of Visual and Special Effects, 1st Edition

    By Ian Failes

    It would be rare these days to find a film that did not in some way depend on the magic of visual effects, from the raging computer-generated dinosaurs in Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, to the fantastical worlds of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, and the photoreal tiger and ocean in Ang Lee's…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge

  • The Green Screen Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques book cover

    The Green Screen Handbook

    Real-World Production Techniques, 2nd Edition

    By Jeff Foster

    The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a comprehensive how-to manual that walks you through the many integral techniques required in preproduction, production, and postproduction to use green screen effectively. Step-by-step instruction and time-saving tips cover matting and keying basics;…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite: 3D Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Using CINEWARE book cover

    After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite

    3D Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Using CINEWARE, 1st Edition

    By Chris Jackson

    One of the most exciting new features in After Effects is the integration of Cinema 4D using the CINEWARE plug-in and a free version of Cinema 4D Lite. Both provide a wide assortment of new 3D tools and options that are difficult or nearly impossible to achieve in After Effects alone. This book…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge

  • The VES Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures book cover

    The VES Handbook of Visual Effects

    Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Susan Zwerman, Jeffrey A. Okun

    The award-winning VES Handbook of Visual Effects remains the most complete guide to visual effects techniques and best practices available today. This new edition has been updated to include the latest, industry-standard techniques, technologies, and workflows that are ever-evolving in the fast…

    Paperback – 2014-08-25
    Routledge

  • Creating Visual Effects in Maya: Fire, Water, Debris, and Destruction book cover

    Creating Visual Effects in Maya

    Fire, Water, Debris, and Destruction, 1st Edition

    By Lee Lanier

    Produce mind-blowing visual effects with Autodesk Maya. Gain the practical skills and knowledge you need to recreate phenomena critical to visual effects work, including fire, water, smoke, explosions, and destruction, as well as their integration with real-world film and video. In Creating Visual…

    Paperback – 2014-03-20
    Routledge

  • Digital Compositing with Nuke book cover

    Digital Compositing with Nuke

    1st Edition

    By Lee Lanier

    Whether you're a novice compositor or a well-versed one moving over from After Effects or Shake, this is THE book for you to learn the ins and outs of the powerful compositing software, Nuke. In addition to covering all of the menus, buttons, and other software-specific topics, it also offers…

    Paperback – 2012-07-10
    Routledge

  • Filming the Fantastic: A Guide to Visual Effects Cinematography book cover

    Filming the Fantastic

    A Guide to Visual Effects Cinematography, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sawicki

    Don't waste valuable time and budget fixing your footage in post! Shoot the effects you want effectively and creatively the first time. This full-color step-by step guide to visual effects cinematography empowers you to plan out and execute visual effects shots on a budget, without falling into the…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
    Routledge

1Series in Visual Effects

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