Use Composite Modes to Create Effects from Class on Demand explains what composite modes are and how to use them to create a variety of effects. In fact, Larry provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a dozen different effects using tools that you already have installed on your system.
This session is for all Final Cut Pro editors using any version of Final Cut Pro. While it will help if you are familiar with the basic interface, this session will show you everything you need to know to create effects using composite modes.
Define composite modes
Define the four types of composite modes
Illustrate how composite modes work
Show how changing the background affects the results you can get from composite modes
How to add burned-in timecode to all the clips in a sequence
How to display the large timecode window and how to change what it displays
How to add texture to text
How to add texture to an image
How to composite using shapes
How to smooth skin tones
How to put moving video inside text with moving video in the background
How to enhance sky detail with gradients
How to create a multi-color gradient
How to enhance a scene using color gradients (see the image above)
How to create a luma key
How to combine filters, keys, and composite modes to create complex effect
About the Instructor:
Larry Jordan is the most highly sought after Apple-Certified Final Cut trainer in the world. With over 30 years experience as a television producer, director, and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits, Jordan's informative and entertaining teaching style provides video editors around the world with unique techniques, methods and resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills. He's been there - he knows the pressure you are under.
Jordan reveals the hidden tips and tricks you never hear about and may never find on your own. His presentation style is well organized, succinct and practical. Jordan's training can save you time, save you money, save your client, and save your sanity, during production and post-production.
Jordan, based in Los Angeles, writes and edits the monthly free Larry Jordan Final Cut Studio Newsletter, with essential information on Final Cut Studio. He is the author of hundreds of hours of online training and five books on Final Cut Studio. He also hosts the weekly interactive internet radio show and podcast.