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Robert GerrardChroma Keying
by on Jun 19, 2014 at 1:07:20 am

I am new to green screen projects and need a few tips on pulling a good key. I was told to put my tracking points in black tape behind my subject but now I am having a hard time keying them out. Did I do something un-fixable? I was thinking I might have to rotoscope the subject after a pull a key to get rid of the tracking points? That sounds to intense i must be missing something, here is a example of my mask:





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Daniel WaldronRe: Chroma Keying
by on Jun 19, 2014 at 2:27:41 pm
Last Edited By Daniel Waldron on Jul 1, 2014 at 1:08:39 pm

Don't try to key out the black tracking points; instead use the clone stamp tool and motion tracker to remove them. Here's a good video on how to do it.


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Daniel WaldronRe: Chroma Keying
by on Jun 19, 2014 at 2:33:03 pm
Last Edited By Daniel Waldron on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:39:14 pm

Also, looking at your shot, you could probably just do a garbage matter around your subject too. Draw a mask with the pen tool and keyframe it if you have to. For an even more advanced (and better) way to do a garbage matte, check out this tutorial.


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JP PelcRe: Chroma Keying
by on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:03:19 pm

Daniel, that link goes to a 404. Do you have another one? I'd be interested in a better garbage matte technique as well


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Daniel WaldronRe: Chroma Keying
by on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:37:17 pm

Sorry about that. Here's the full URL:
http://library.creativecow.net/articles/rabinowitz_aharon/junk_mattes.php


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Robert GerrardRe: Chroma Keying
by on Jul 1, 2014 at 6:31:27 am

Hey Daniel Thanks a lot! The link on the clone stamp tool/motion tracker is also a 404 could you provide that link as well please...


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Daniel WaldronRe: Chroma Keying
by on Jul 1, 2014 at 1:09:57 pm

Guess none of my links worked that day. Must've been a Monday...

I updated the links in my posts, but here is the first one just in case:
https://www.video2brain.com/en/lessons/removing-an-object-with-clone-stamp


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