Fusion for Production - VFX Compositing with Fusion - 02b Fusion Compositing inside DaVinci Resolve

Here is the second part of last weeks tutorial. In this second part of lesson two, we will examine how to work with Fusion inside of DaVinci Resolve. I will show you different ways of making Fusion composites, some on the timeline, but also independent from the timeline. Also, you will learn how to have several versions on Fusion comps on a Timeline Clip for making variants or versions of yourRead More

Fusion for Production - VFX Compositing with Fusion - 02a Fusion Studio vs DaVinci Resolve Workflow

In this tutorial series, we will talk about Blackmagic Fusion Studio and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (Fusion page) as a professional VFX Compositing package. We will dive into basic workflows and techniques to make your daily compositing work more effective and fun. We start this tutorial by discussing the differences between using Fusion inside of the free version of DaVinci Resolve to the paid version of Fusion Studio and DaVinci ResolveRead More

Fusion for Production - VFX Compositing with Fusion - 01 Installation of Reactor in Fusion & Resolve

In this tutorial series, we will talk about Blackmagic Fusion Studio and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (Fusion page) as a professional VFX Compositing package. We will dive into basic workflows and techniques to make your daily compositing work more effective and fun. This tutorial shows you how to install the free Reactor Package Manager in Blackmagic Fusion Studio and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and how to use it. We will install Cryptomatte,Read More

Blender 3.0 for Production - 2D & 3D Tracking Workflow - 10 Object Integration, Shadow Catcher & Rotoscoping

Today, I’ve just published my next Blender 3.0 tutorial.We talk about 3D-Object Integration, Shadow Catchers & Rotoscoping in Blender 3.1 after 3D-Tracking. It’s part of my free “Blender for Production” series. Have fun!

Blender 3.0 for Production - 2D & 3D Tracking Workflow - 06 Plane-Tracking, Corner Pin & Compositing

My next free “Blender 3.0 for Production” tutorial is out.Let’s talk about plane-tracking, corner pining and the integration with the built-in compositor. Have fun!

This tutorial is an answer to a pixeltrain Patreon question: It shows the roundtrip of a stabilized shot from Blender’s Tracking system to NUKE (or any other Compositing package like Fusion or AfterEffects) and how to use Rotoscoping data from there back in Blender. If you want to join my Patreon community, you can find it here: https://www.patreon.com/pixeltrain3d These topics are covered in this tutorial: Writing out a stabilized shotRead More

Thanks to the new USD export in Blender, the exchange between Blender’s powerful motion tracker and NUKE or Houdini is becoming easier and easier. Blender is becoming more and more team-minded – thanks to the developers. My upcoming Blender free tutorial series offers a deep dive into camera and object tracking. More information then on YouTube. Coming soon: https://www.youtube.com/pixeltrain3DVFXTrainings If you like Helge’s Tutorials, give him some support to goRead More

My new tutorial is out – Blender 3.0 to NUKE Workflow – 04 Cryptomatte Fix, CyclesX & Build Export Nodes Add-on In this tutorial, we will talk about the changes in Blender 3.0 and NUKE 13.0v5 and fix the Cryptomatte problems some of you have been fighting with. Also I go though the process of exporting Multilayer EXRs from Blender to NUKE again and show how to make EXR sequencesRead More

Today I have finished the first module of our „Nuke Practice Hour“ with the last tutorial about Linear Color, 32Bit Floats and EXRs in Foundry Nuke 12.2. The title of this Module is “Let’s start in NUKE 12.2“ and I have covered the most important concepts you have to learn when starting with node-based Compositing in NUKE. Thanks a lot for all the positive feedback. The next module will followRead More

The first module of my „Blender 2.9 for Production“ series is done. In this first module we’ve talked about the build-in node-based Compositor of Blender 2.9 and how to work with it in an effective integrated workflow. You have learned how you set up Render-Layers and -Passes and how to work also with external OpenEXRs from other 3D-Applications and Renderers. My conclusion is, that this Compositor is a really powerfulRead More