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May 12, 2014
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After Effects Fundamentals Lesson 3: Compositing, Keying & Rotoscoping

Develop your skills in lesson 3 of our 10 part After Effects Fundamentals course. In this video tutorial we take a look at chroma keying, transfer modes and rotoscoping.

Welcome to lesson 3 of our 10 part After Effects Fundamentals series. In this lesson we will take a look at a few techniques which utilize transparency features in After Effects.

  • Compositing
  • Transfer Modes
  • Chroma Key
  • Rotoscoping
  • Masking
  • Track Mattes

The ability to key out multiple layers is one of the reasons why After Effects is such a powerful program. If you are interested in taking your keying skills one step further check out our quick-tips for After Effects post.

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