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Andrew Schrock
Blue Screen/Blue Bracelet problem
on Aug 11, 2013 at 11:32:27 pm

I'm working with some blue screen footage featuring football players. In one clip, the player crosses his arms, but his blue bracelet is keyed out after applying a simple Keylight (1.2). I can't seem to figure out how to bring the blue bracelet back. I've rotoscoped a mask around it already, but I don't know how to make the footage visible again. I feel like the answer should be simple, but I'm just not seeing it. Any help?

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John Cuevas
Re: Blue Screen/Blue Bracelet problem
on Aug 12, 2013 at 3:19:41 am

Often with keys, you will work with multiple keys and layers. In your case, if you have rotoscoped the bracelet, make it a seperate layer on top of the keyed footage. The bracelet layer should not have any keying on it.

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