COMPOSITING IN NUKE

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO MASTERING CG & FX COMPOSITING IN NUKE

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START DATE

16 Aug 2020

DURATION

8 Weeks

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

SOFTWARE

Nuke

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COMPOSITING IN NUKE

CREATE THE BEST LOOKING FX AND FULL CG SHOTS

The most overlooked Skill to hone as a CG and FX artist is compositing. With it you can take a plane looking Raw FX pass and make it shine! 

You don’t need any experience in Nuke prior to this class as we will be going over the basics in week01.

Nuke is the industry-standard compositing program and is (in our opinion) the best there is out there.

Week by week we will slowly build our knowledge of Nuke as the shots we are working on slowly increase in complexity and variety.

In the final weeks, we will be compositing several fully CG shots!

INSTRUCTOR

Nick - VFX Artist at Rebelway

NICK CHAMBERLAIN

Compositing Supervisor
Currently a Compositing Supervisor at Barnstorm VFX, working primarily on television shows (with the occasional feature film). Over the last 5 and a half years Nick has received many award nominations for his work including 2 Primetime Emmy nominations and 3 VES nominations.

Working in television has taught him not only how to realistically composite shots, but also how to composite efficiently and quickly to match the breakneck speed of television schedules.

Nick is also a Houdini FX user and is highly involved in most dynamics heavy sequences for Barnstorm VFX – typically as a Compositing Supervisor, but also occasionally as a FX artist. He enjoys teaching his fellow artists and is always happily absorbing as many new techniques/workflows as he can to improve his craft.

Imagine a movie or game without FX

…Neither can we!

Join the Rebels and embark on a journey of FX and CGI.

We will guide and mentor you along the way.

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  • Each session is uniquly designed based on the needs of the studens
  • We equipe each student with the power of knowledge so they can pursue their dream job
  • We provide an unique learning methodology where we promote failing. the faster you fail the faster you will succeed.

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If you have 300 points and you are purchasing products for $500, the maximum point you can redeem is 100, which is equal to 20% of the workshop price.

The existing customer before June 15 have received anywhere between 50 to 300 points, and they can use this money/points to get discounts on the workshops.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

WORKSHOP OUTLINE

• A good understanding of CG.

  • Class overview
  • • Introduction to compositing fundamentals and theory.
  • • The Nuke interface and completing our first shot using multiple takes and paint outs.
  • • An in depth look at the theory of tracking, color correction and grain.
  • • Learning how to track using corner pins and how to efficiently handle multiple formats as we composite a green screen monitor replacement.
  • • An in depth look at the theory of keying and edge contamination.
  • • How premultiplication works and why it is important to understand.
  • • Completely replacing the background behind our actor and using new techniques to maintain hair detail.
  • • We’ll make our own custom defocus and install the Rebelway Gizmo pack for Nuke.
  • • An in depth look at the theory of camera focus and lensing effects.
  • • Why understanding color space is important and learning how the knowledge can be practically applied.
    • Introduction to CG compositing using multi-layered EXRs on top of practical footage.
    • An in depth look at the theory of lighting and perspective when compositing.
  • • How to efficiently composite our first fully CG shot.
    • Creating a master setup that can be procedurally applied to similar shots in a sequence.
  • • Adding lensing effects to make our shot feel as realistic as possible.
  • • Applying and adjusting our master setup from week 05 for a fast first version of our fully cg shot.
    • Introduction to basic 3D projection in Nuke for easily layering additional elements into our shots.
    • Using the curve tool to automate animation that would otherwise have to be done by hand.
    • Creating faux reflections on our ground in Nuke.
  • • Layering together multiple interactive FX passes for our first version of the comp.
    • Using 3D projection to add further damage to our spaceship.
    • Using position passes and cryptomatte to eliminate the need to create tracked mattes.
    • • Using a variety of new Nuke techniques to further modify and blend FX passes and hide problem areas.
      • Using real dust and smoke elements in combination with our CG to add further realism into our scene.
      • Applying the final details to bring our composite to final.
    • INSTRUCTOR: Nick Chamberlain
    • FX & 3D ARTISTS:
    • Nick Chamberlain
      Saber Jlassi
      Gavin Thin
      Urban Bradesko

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Think about how good it feels when you see amazing spaceship battles on the big screen. How you get fully immersed playing a game while you release that game ending ultimate FX that completely obliterates the enemy.

Now imagine YOU creating those FX and making other people feel the same way. 

Think about how good it feels to see amazing VFX work on the big screen. Can you imagine the heart-stopping feeling of unleashing explosive CG FX in your favorite game?

Now imagine if YOU created those FX and made other people feel the same way… with Rebelway courses you can.

Our exclusive online courses are designed to help you achieve your FX goals and land your dream job in the VFX world.

OUR COURSES INCLUDE

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Our community-centric program is designed to created a collaborative and exciting learning environment. As a result, you will not only learn, but also network with fellow students.

Our team of industry professionals and teachers are ready to help you land your dream job. It’s time to grow your career in the most exciting creative industry in the world.

It’s time to unlock your creative potential.

Our team of industry professionals and more importantly GREAT teachers will provide the knowledge and encouragement to get you to your dream job in this ever-growing and most creative industry we all love.

The real question is: Can your career afford to wait any longer?

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Engage in discussions with fellow FX students and chat with mentors directly on our private forums and chats.

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We have a dedicated team of FX artists ready to give feedback on your work and course projects.

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We are currently developing subtitles so VFX artists around the world can achieve their dreams.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our online program is designed to help aspiring VFX artists have successful careers in FX & CG. Unlike other online schools, our affordable courses are exciting and tactical. Through our courses you will gain the exact skills you need to work on Hollywood-level VFX projects.

In fact, many of our alumni go on to get jobs working for studios such as Dreamworks, Blizzard, EA, & Google.

If you are a beginner, we recommend taking our Houdini Fundamentals course.

However, if you are more experienced in VFX it all comes down to your own technical proficiency and goals as an artist. All of our courses list the skill level required to succeed in each course.

However, if you ever have questions about which course is right for you, please reach out to our Student Assistance Team via our contact page. We’ll happily recommend the best course for you.

Yes! We are an online VFX school that delivers actionable and relevant FX education to the world.

Our online system allows us to deliver affordable education to aspiring CG artists around the world.

After successfully placing the order you will receive an email with complete instructions on how to access your courses and private forums.

The Rebelway online learning platform gives you lifetime access to all the videos and material provided with the workshops. You will also gain access to a private course forum and chat system forever. Once a rebel, always a rebel.

Every class has a dedicated professional instructor who will help you through lectures, project feedback, and Q&As. Every session is designed based on the needs of the student. As a result, every session is unique and updated with the latest FX techniques.

In our courses, you will have full-time support from our FXTAs ( FX Technical Assistants ). This artists will answer any questions you may have during the duration of the course.

Yes, we do offer Certificates of Completion with all our courses.

Our courses are designed to guide you through different modules at a comfortable and exciting pace. As a result, modules unlock on a weekly basis. If you purchased any of our short formed mini-courses, you will receive access to every lesson immediately. 

Rebelway does not currently offer subtitles.

However, we want our education to reach everyone around the world. As a result, we are currently working on subtitles for our workshops in English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and French. We strive to make our subtitles as good as we can. 

Courses are designed with the goal to teach students how to use a tool-set and develop problem-solving skills. As a result, they are benefited from a group environment with an instructor available to answer questions.

Tutorials on the other hand focus on solving one or two problems in specific topics. They are generally standalone and do not require the instructor’s support.

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