Roland Hess aka Harkyman, author of "The Essential Blender" book and "Animating with Blender" is the technical reviewer. Roland also programed the colored shadows in Blender.
Learn how to create masks and layer image elements
Animate locations and shapes to match-move live-action footage
Add special effects to stills and video
Sequence and transition between shots
Publish your audio/video for TV broadcast, digital cinema, fill mastering, and webcast.
Chapter 1 BLENDER OVERVIEW
Chapter 2 BLENDER IN THE PIPELINE
Chapter 3 WELCOME TO BLENDER!
Chapter 4 FORMATS
Chapter 5 3D ELEMENTS
Chapter 6 CAMERA AND WORLD
Chapter 7 SHADING
Chapter 8 ANIMATED EFFECTS
Chapter 9 RENDERING
Chapter 10 NODE-BASED COMPOSITING
Chapter 11 MANIPULATING IMAGES
Chapter 12 ADVANCED NODES
Chapter 13 NONLINEAR VIDEO EDITOR
Chapter 14 SEQUENCER EFFECTS
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