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Greenscreen basics

Simple Keying

In this first lesson we use blenders keying node to make a simple background replacement

Understanding Blenders keying node is fundamental to getting good results from your greenscreen footage. In this first lesson I will show you how to set up the keying node to achieve a simple background removal and replace it with a background image.

To begin you will require the greenscreen clip that we will be working from in this lesson,

Hit the link below and choose the file titled “Hair Detail” then extract the ZIP to a space on your Hard drive.

Through the course of this video i will cover the basics of the keying node, How to cut out your actor from the background, cleanly, and how to get your finished key onto a background plate, as well as covering some of the terms that are uses when refering to keying


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