The Art and Science of Digital Compositing : Techniques for Visual Effects, Animation and Motion Graphics, Paperback

The Art and Science of Digital Compositing : Techniques for Visual Effects, Animation and Motion Graphics Paperback

Part of the The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics series

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*The classic reference, with over 25,000 copies in print, has been massively expanded and thoroughly updated to include state-of-the-art methods and 400+ all-new full color images! At ILM, compositing is one of the most important tools we use.

If you want to learn more, this excellent 2nd-edition is detailed with hundreds of secrets that will help make your comps seamless.

For beginners or experts, Ron walks you through the processes of analysis and workflows - linear thinking which will help you become deft and successfully tackle any shot. - Dennis Muren ASC, Senior Visual Effects Supervisor, Industrial Light & Magic Ron Brinkman's book is the definitive work on digital compositing and we have depended on this book as a critical part of our in-house training program at Imageworks since the 1999 Edition.

We use this book as a daily textbook and reference for our lighters, compositors and anyone working with digital imagery.

It is wonderful to see a new edition being released and it will certainly be required reading for all our digital artists here at Imageworks. - Sande Scoredos, Executive Director of Training & Artist Development, Sony Pictures Imageworks The Art and Science of Digital Compositing is the only complete overview of the technical and artistic nature of digital compositing.

It covers a wide range of topics from basic image creation, representation and manipulation, to a look at the visual cues that are necessary to create a believable composite.

Designed as an introduction to the field, as well as an authoritative technical reference, this book provides essential information for novices and professionals alike. *17 new case-studies provide in-depth looks at the compositing work done on films such as Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Golden Compass, The Incredibles, King Kong, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Sin City, Spider-Man 2, Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, and Star Wars: Episode 3 - Revenge of the Sith. *Includes new sections on 3D compositing, High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging, Rotoscoping, and much more!

All disc-based content for this title is now available on the Web.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 704 pages, Approx. 630 illustrations (550 in full color)
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Graphical & digital media applications
  • ISBN: 9780123706386

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