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Invisibility Issues

Posted: Wed, 22nd Oct 2008, 7:37pm

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FXhomer49673

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I want to know how to make a part of body invisible instead of all of my body...Is this possible?
Posted: Wed, 22nd Oct 2008, 11:29pm

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Axeman

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Yes. The basic answer is that you use masks to constrain the invisibility effect to a certain area. For a more detailed answe, it would be great to get a more detailed description of what you are trying to achieve. Are you trying to use displacement invisibility, or just make a limb appear to be missing? Do you want the body part to gradually disappear, or not? Stuff like that will affect the exact techniques used.
Posted: Thu, 23rd Oct 2008, 2:30am

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FXhomer49673

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What I want to do is I'm basically doing a "God sitting on his throne" video...so basically I want the face to be invisible with displacement map and the hands to be invisible but not the body, because the body will have clothes and light will be illuminating from in & out of the body.
Posted: Thu, 23rd Oct 2008, 9:08am

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Simon K Jones

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If you want to avoid having to rotoscope mask the whole thing, you can try designing the costume/make-up to make things easier. For example, give the actor green gloves and green face make-up that you can key out.
Posted: Thu, 23rd Oct 2008, 8:24pm

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FXhomer49673

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Ok Great Thanks and when this little project of mine is finished is there any way that I could post this on FXhome?
Posted: Fri, 24th Oct 2008, 8:08am

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Simon K Jones

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You can post it up on the forum whenever you like, yeah. Owners of any of our video software can also submit movies to the cinema:

http://fxhome.com/cinema/