How to Composite 2D VFX Stock Footage Elements Into a 3D Scene | Nuke

How to Composite 2D VFX Stock Footage Elements Into a 3D Scene | Nuke

July 11, 2018
Sebastian Siggerud

Compositing 2D VFX stock footage assets into a 3D scene is extremely valuable. If you want to know how to do it in Nuke, then you are at the right place.

Everyone's compositing skills can always get better, and we want to provide you with the tools to help. This week's Nuke tutorial will provide you with a few quick tips on how to incorporate 2D VFX stock footage elements into a 3D scene.

We're using our Atmospheric Smoke & Fog Vol. 2 visual effects stock footage collection in this tutorial.

via Gfycat

This Nuke Tutorial Will Cover: 
  • How to camera track a moving camera
  • How to create a 3D scene
  • How to composite 2D assets into a 3D scene
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, and were able to discover new ways to better composite our VFX stock footage into your projects.

Be sure to check out the rest of our tutorials to learn great tips and tricks to sharpening your compositing skills.

Do you have suggestions on tutorial topics? Type them in the comments below!

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