Face Replacement Part 2: ADVANCED

Because Two Heads Are Better Than One

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Welcome to part two of the Face Replacement tutorial, I highly recommend viewing part one (HERE) if you haven’t done so already, since I will be using a lot of the same techniques and I move though some of the repeat steps a little faster in this tutorial. Hopefully part one got you well on your way to doing your first simple face replacement. In part two I will show you how to track and composite a more advanced moving face, more specifically one that is doing a 180 degree turn.

In part two of this series I will talk about…
– Using Mocha to track and stabilize footage that is changing perspective
– How to composite the elements in After Effects
– Using stock plugins to degrade P2 1080 footage to look VHS like.
– Show After Effects shortcut keys
– How to find out more about the producer, director and the cast

Once again I would like to thank the following people for allowing me to use footage from the Pistol Youth – “In My Eyes” music video for this tutorial.
Executive Producer: Steve Buchanan More Fancy Website
Director: Isaac Rentz Isaac Rentz Website
Cast: Bradley Hanan Carter of Pistol Youth Pistol Youth Website


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David Torno

David Torno is a Visual Effects professional based in Los Angeles, California. His work over the years has included commercials, feature films, music videos, and multimedia projects. During his free time, David enjoys expanding his knowledge in Visual Effects by learning new softwares and techniques that are being used. Along the way he also contributes to the visual effects community by offering helpful tools, and tutorials that creative professionals around the world can benefit from.

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