If you're new to Autodesk Smoke for Mac, this guide will get you up to speed on the key tools in a practical, hands-on way.
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If you're new to Autodesk Smoke for Mac, this guide will get you up to speed on the key tools in a practical, hands-on way. Featuring approachable, task-based exercises taken from the real world, this full-color, step-by-step book walks you through a professional workflow with the editing, compositing and finishing tool.
This Autodesk Official Press title covers everything you need to know for a solid foundation in the software, including:
With professional-quality video footage used for all of the book's projects, this vibrant full-color guide is engaging as well as instructive. For those new to Autodesk Smoke, as well as professionals, instructors, and trainers, Autodesk Smoke Essentials is the resource you need to get productive, fast.
Alexis Van Hurkman is a writer, director, and colorist. He previously worked as a freelance editor and compositing artist, contributing effects and color-correction on a wide variety of projects. Hurkman has also graded features and shorts that have played at the Telluride and Sundance Film Festivals. He is the author of software documentation for DaVinci Resolve, Apple Color, Apple Shake, and Final Cut Pro.
CHAPTER 1 Before You Begin 1
CHAPTER 2 The Smoke Interface 17
CHAPTER 3 Importing Your Project's Media 45
CHAPTER 4 Editing a Rough Assembly 55
CHAPTER 5 Editing Dialog and Advanced Trimming 73
CHAPTER 6 Adding Transitions and Timewarp Effects 93
CHAPTER 7 Using Timeline Effects 113
CHAPTER 8 Introduction to ConnectFX 147
CHAPTER 9 Using the ConnectFX Action Node 181
CHAPTER 10 Working with Audio 217
CHAPTER 11 Color Correction 233
CHAPTER 12 Adding Titles 277
CHAPTER 13 Exporting from Smoke 289
APPENDIX Answers to Additional Exercises 299