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Foundation Blender Compositing

Authors: Wickes, Roger

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  • Blender is fast becoming the tool of choice for animation and 3D artists
  • Shows how Blender can be used for visual effects, compositing, and post-production editing
  • First book on Blender as a video and post-production compositing tool
  • Publication date coincides with anticipated release of Blender 2.5
  • Author is well-established in the Blender community and wrote much of the Blender wiki
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About this book

Anyone who uses Blender needs this book. Blender users know that it can be used for modeling, animation, and rendering, but it can also be used as a fully functional compositing and post-production application. This book explores Blender's use as a compositing and post-production tool in the video and film production pipeline. In this book, you will learn how to:

  • Create and apply masks and special effects in Blender
  • Composite images using Blender's node-based compositor
  • Sequence and overlay video and audio using Blender's non-linear editor

About the authors

Roger Wickes is a producer, project manager, and intellectual property portfolio manager for commercials, pre-visualizations, games, training materials, and other assets of the creative enterprise. He has authored large parts of the Blender on-line wiki documentation for compositing nodes, animation, and video sequence editing, has used Blender for more than ten years, and is an active member of the community. He has managed over a hundred software professionals and consulted for Fortune 100 companies on various aspects of software development and business process, and his company produced some of the first Internet-based business software.

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eBook $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1977-4
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  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1976-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foundation Blender Compositing
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Roger Wickes
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-1977-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-1977-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-1976-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 470
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