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how does someone go invisible like the preview thing

Posted: Thu, 30th Aug 2007, 5:40pm

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FXhomer39017

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i want to make someone go invisible but you can still see them how do i do such a thing
Posted: Thu, 30th Aug 2007, 5:45pm

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Magic_man12

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By using the "make invisible button"!!
haha

Couple ways im sure you can do it.....
Try this out

Shooting:
shoot person who is to be invisible on a greenscreen.....(shot A)
shoot scene where person must be walking through.....(shot B)
(get a clean BG plate as well - good habit)

Compositing:
Top layer -> shot A
bottom layer -> shot B -> key out this shot as well.
(BG plate goes here if needed)

Set the bottom layer as a displacement map for the top layer - play with the settings so it looks how you want it.

I think thats what your after, good luck

-MAGIC
Posted: Thu, 30th Aug 2007, 5:55pm

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FXhomer39017

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i dont get it
Posted: Sat, 1st Sep 2007, 3:08am

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Supman75

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k here's how you do it. First take a video of someone in front of a green or blue screen, then import it to visionlab/compositelab. then key out the green or blue (im expecting you already know how to do this.) Next, right click the video and hit copy and now you'll have two of the same video on top of each other. then put your background under both of those videos. now, go to the middle video and under composite select displacement map. then go to the other keyed video (the one on top) and at the part you want the person to become invisible put a mask over everything. then when you want the person to reappear, just take away the mask.
Posted: Sat, 1st Sep 2007, 5:34am

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SilverDragon7

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I like using the search buttons to find my tutorials on said questions.

It's very much fun.
Posted: Sun, 2nd Sep 2007, 4:46pm

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FXhomer39017

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thanx ill try it
Posted: Sun, 2nd Sep 2007, 4:56pm

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FXhomer39017

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nothing moves! its just a picture now! how do you explain that?
Posted: Fri, 14th Sep 2007, 8:59pm

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NeoMatrix

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lol ok, if you plan on making a shot that doesnt specifically need the camera to be moving then no green screening is required, simply lock down your camera and record the place which ur semi visable self will be walking through later although the cons of this is that nothing can be moving in this shot, trees, cars anything other wise they to will be displaced l8er on along with ur actor.
so have ...
background plate (camera locked down)-as the bottom layer
then same locked down shot but with actor doind wat ever- middle layer
and then the displacment map - top layer.

if u need your shot to be panning etc then the only option is green or red or blue screen keying sad lol gd luck dude