The visual effects industry is moving to a linear workflow for both CGI and compositing. Artists need to understand this workflow and the reasons for it whether they currently work in a linear shop or hope to get a job in one in the future. This highly informative webinar totally clarifies the difficult subject of working in linear for composting visual effects and will help to future-proof your career in visual effects.
Steve starts with a clear explanation of what linear images are then how to set up the linear workflow. The advantages of working in linear are demonstrated for image blending, color correction, filtering ops, cgi compositing, and mixing image sources along with the many problems of not working in linear. There is an explanation of why floating point math is the indispensable partner of the linear workflow plus a review of essential file formats including dpx, exr, and log images.
Working in Linear
This webinar shows how to set up a correct linear workflow for compositing visual effects regardless of what software you are using.
Duration - under one hour
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This webinar is divided into four lessons, about 30 minutes each. Set your own schedule and pace.
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