Applied Media: Visual Effects

  • 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

  • Compositing Visual Effects: Essentials for the Aspiring Artist book cover

    Compositing Visual Effects

    Essentials for the Aspiring Artist, 2nd Edition

    By Steve Wright

    Put the essential concepts and techniques of digital compositing to work for you without the need of a single mathematical equation. Compositing Visual Effects is lavishly illustrated with hundreds of film shots, figures, illustrations, and diagrams to help the visual reader gain a valuable…

    Paperback – 2011-08-11
    Routledge

  • Rotoscoping: Techniques and Tools for the Aspiring Artist book cover

    Rotoscoping

    Techniques and Tools for the Aspiring Artist, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Bratt

    Master what it takes to make your rotoscoping and digital painting blend seamlessly into each shot. Through illustrious four color presentation, the book features step-by-step instruction on the artistic techniques of rotoscoping and digital painting with lessons on:*Articulate mattes*Digital paint…

    Paperback – 2011-02-23
    Routledge

  • The Visual Effects Producer: Understanding the Art and Business of VFX book cover

    The Visual Effects Producer

    Understanding the Art and Business of VFX, 1st Edition

    By Charles Finance, Susan Zwerman

    Go behind the scene of the behind the scenes to learn how the business of producing the dazzling visual effects we see in movies and on TV works. With decades of combined VFX production and supervisory experience in Hollywood, the authors share their experience with you, illuminating standard…

    Paperback – 2009-08-28
    Routledge

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