Make a Superhero Fly With a Greenscreen and Fusion

Every wanted to make yourself fly?

VFX has helped many who aren’t actually from Krypton, and now you’ll be able to practice this effect too!

Here’s what you’ll see in this video from Nathan Carter:

  • 0:00​ – Intro
  • 0:59​ – Tutorial Start
  • 1:06​ – Color Page Method (Basic)
  • 2:13​ – Color Page Touch Ups
  • 2:40​ – Color Matching
  • 3:20​ – Why Use Fusion?
  • 4:06​ – Fusion Setup
  • 4:45​ – Pulling a Key In Fusion
  • 5:42​ – Garbage Matte
  • 7:30​ – Adding the Sky
  • 7:57​ – Cloud Color Matching
  • 8:17​ – Organizing Fusion Clip
  • 8:50​ – Adding Motion
  • 10:20​ – Motion Blur
  • 11:30​ – Finishing Touches
  • 13:00​ – Final Effect
  • 13:11​ – Outro

In the video description on YouTube, the footage used is available so you can try it yourself!

The video bounces between Fusion, Color, and Edit tabs to complete the effect with various tracks and Compound Clips, though you could also build the whole effect within Fusion if you prefer working that way.

Overall this is a fun overview of keying, mattes, and motion blur to create a creative effect for your videos.

Now that you can fly, where will you go?

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