Digital Compositing with Nuke by Lee Lanier

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Whether you're a novice compositor or a well-versed one moving over from After Effects or Shake, this is THE book for you to learn the ins and outs of the powerful compositing software, Nuke. In addition to covering all of the menus, buttons, and other software-specific topics, it also offers critical lessons in compositing theory, including working in 2.5D and stereoscopic 3D.

Through a tutorial-based approach, augmented by video footage and image files provided on the companion DVD, this book will have you up and running in Nuke in just hours. The book features over 300 4-color images, industry insider sidebars, as well as an entire chapter dedicated to real-world Nuke case studies.


About Lee Lanier

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Lee Lanier is a professional animator and teacher who has created digital special effects for such films as "The Santa Clause" and "Mortal Kombat," He served as a senior animator in the Modeling and Lighting departments on "Antz" and "Shrek" and has produced and directed the animated short films "Millennium Bug," "Mirror," "Day Off the Dead," "Weapons of Mass Destruction," and "13 Ways to Die at Home," He has also taught advanced Maya classes at several schools, including the Art Institute of Las Vegas, where he designed the Media Arts & Animation curriculum. His work can be seen at
Published August 6, 2012 by Focal Press. 348 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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