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How to create a shadow on a moving matte.

Posted: Fri, 11th Jul 2008, 2:15pm

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hippa03

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How to create a shadow on a moving matte.I used to do this in Chromanator but now in ComLab I cannot figure it out . Can you please guide me to do this. I use to da a copy of the matte track and paste it on the original one and resize it to be a bit smaller then move it a bit to represent the other shadows in the room but when I came to make it look like a shadow without any colours and light I had no good results.Thanks in advance.
Posted: Fri, 11th Jul 2008, 2:48pm

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RodyPolis

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I did what you just mentioned in Clab last year and I got pretty good results. What I did was copy the giant, flip it upside down, made it really dark brown then added some transparency to it so it'd look like the other shadows. Check it out here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTBn6TloW-M
Posted: Fri, 11th Jul 2008, 3:03pm

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hippa03

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Beleive me I am lost I cannot find Transerancy. Any help? Please.
Posted: Fri, 11th Jul 2008, 6:42pm

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Plainly

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Go in you video's grading filters and scroll down. The filter's name is 'Transparency'. As simple as that. razz