Are your Fusion nodes messier than your desk?
If you’re working quickly it can be easy to make a crazy noodle nightmare with connections. And when you open up the project again, you might not remember what you did last time.
So it’s a good idea to stay organized. It might take a little time to set up, but once you’ve found what works your comp work will feel faster and less stressful.
Check out the video and Casey Faris will give you some great tips:
- Arrange nodes to grid
- Giving nodes plenty of space
- Create personal rules for where things go
- Using underlays to label and organize
- Relabeling your nodes to more descriptive names
My way of organizing Fusion nodes are very similar to what he’s doing, though I haven’t used underlays much.
What’s your preferred method of organizing Fusion nodes?
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVresolve.com. He is a professional editor, having cut national commercials for major companies, and does color & VFX for indie films at Mask & Feather. He’s also a filmmaker, writing and directing shorts & features. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor and former marketing strategist for large brands.