How To Use PowerMesh in Mocha Pro | Beginner-Friendly After Effects Tutorial

How To Use PowerMesh in Mocha Pro | Beginner-Friendly After Effects Tutorial

In this beginner-friendly tutorial, we will learn about Mocha Pro and how to do motion tracking using the PowerMesh feature.

Motion tracking is a part of every compositor’s workflow that can be improved with the help of better planning and the use of plugins available to you. In our last tutorial, we took a look at Mocha AE and the basics of planar tracking. If you missed out on that one, check it out here

In today’s tutorial, we will take another deep dive into showing you how to use the powerful Mocha Pro plugin to track surfaces like skin and clothes using the PowerMesh feature. 

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Want to follow along? Here is the plate used in this tutorial provided by FILMPAC.

This After Effects tutorial will cover:

  • What is PowerMesh and how do you use it?

  • Pro tips on how to set up your PowerMesh.

  • How to organize your workflow for adding textures or elements to a skin surface.

  • How to speed up your workflow using the Insert Module.


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