One of the first effects I did as a kid was filming a friend, having them leave frame, then starting the camera again. Tada! Disappearing act done.
Well these days a disappearing effect should be a little more… advanced.
In this video, Casey Faris walks us through a straightforward way to achieve it.
Here are some of the steps you’ll learn:
- Making a clean plate from handheld footage
- Tracking the video
- Using the clone brush
- Creating the effect
- Adding a warp & glow