In this tutorial, we will learn about how to remove black & white backgrounds from VFX stock footage in The Foundry’s Nuke.
We all have to start somewhere. And with VFX stock footage, that somewhere is figuring out how to remove the black (or white) background from our stock footage assets.
In this tutorial, we will learn exactly that as we work with several of our VFX elements in The Foundry’s Nuke. Nuke is a professional compositing software that is used extensively by VFX artists around the world to add stunning visual elements to their projects, so use this as a tool to get started or freshen up your compositing skills in a new program!
This Nuke tutorial will cover:
- How to remove black & white backgrounds from VFX stock footage.
- A brief look at several Merge operations; including Plus, Screen, & Multiply.
- How Shuffle Nodes work.
ActionVFX Collections Used:
- Atmospheric Smoke & Fog Vol. 2 (Free for the month)
- Free - Spell Hits
- Pursuit: Police Light Lens Flares
- Icon: Anamorphic Lens Flares
Free - Smoke Plumes
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