Videomaker magazine shows you how to create rotoscoping effects (the same animation effect seen in their videos) for your videos. Part 1 of 3 - How to Rotoscope. Part 2 of 3 - How to Rotoscope. Part 3 of 3 - How to Rotoscope.
This tutorial shows you an example of how to rotoscope footage using After Effects CS4 and Photoshop CS4. See what tools, masks and brushes are able to help you rotoscope and learn how to use the selection and painting tools in Photoshop to efficiently rotoscope. Then, see how ...more
Looking for a quick guide on how to utilize the Live Trace tool to turn a digital photograph into a cartoon illustration? This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just look ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe After Effects or a seasoned digital film professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to isolate moving fore ...more
This tutorial explains what rotoscoping is, and how to do it, despite him not doing it, in Sony Vegas Pro. Difficulty: Depending on Frames, Advanced/Hard Prior Knowledge: Masking, Panning/Cropping, Basic Video Effects, Track Manipulation. Cheers, -montagical
In this two part tutorial, Aaron Zander takes an introductory look at Imagineer's Mocha and its toolset. Mocha is a rotoscoping software and is often used in conjunction with After Effects. Aaron demonstrates some basic rotoscoping to be applied into a Gatorade style look. Vid ...more
Heard about the word 'rotoscoping' but not sure what it's about or what to use it for? This clip explains the basic concepts on how and why to rotoscope in this Adobe After Effects CS4 tutorial. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or ...more
In this video tutorial, compositor Pete O'Connell explains a few of the techniques he uses to rotoscope in After Effects. Not many people enjoy rotoscoping but it almost always needs to be done and is a good thing to know. Rotoscope in After Effects. Click through to watch thi ...more
Rotoscoping is the process of removing unwanted lines or images or anything from an animation. You go frame by frame and remove whatever you need invisible by creating a mask layer around it. If you have never rotoscoped before, check out this tutorial and get a brief history ...more
If you're not much of a drawer, you can still get the look of a detailed drawing simply by taking a picture and using Photoshop's tools and filters to transform it into something that looks drawn by hand. Video: . There are actually many ways to do this, but in this how-to, we ...more
Sometimes an iDevice is best used for idle, pointless fun. Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Deviceis a mixed bag of time-wasting cool effects and random, but useful art-making tools. Below, 10 apps for creating anything from erratic hand-shaken digital effects to your ...more
Drawing is a popular here at Wonderhowto, as is photography. Put the two together and...voila, enter Ben Heine. Heine is an Ivory coast born artist who is garnering some attention these days. His mashup is elegant, not unlike the art of Sleeveface. And truth be told, the comb ...more
WonderHowTo loves paper artillery. More sophisticated in construction than Box Wars, plus tense on-camera drama to boot, Cardboard Warfare is a tight homage to the paper gun. Not completely sold on the acting, but I'm really digging the mise-en-scène. Says creator Clinton Jone ...more
Loving Breakbot’s newest single, Baby I’m Yours, featuring Irfane. But I'm even more impressed by the music video. Created by Irina Dakeva (of Wizz Design), the rotoscope animation was tediously made with over 2,000 watercolor paintings. Check out motionographer's interview wi ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to get creative with Flash animations. The video is titled rotoscope in Flash but actually is not a rotoscoping technique. Instead, you learn how to convert an animation sequence of images to bitmap images and create a cool artistic effect ...more
You don't need a rotoscope or special lip syncing equipment - you can create the stop motion effect with any digital SLR - even a webcam! All you need to do is add an adapter, as shown in this tutorial.