Getting Started with Mocha – 02 – Understanding the Planar Tracker

March 9, 2017

*** Updated for Version 5 and Adobe plug-in workflows. ***

Need to get up-and-running quickly with Mocha? Ben Brownlee, VFX artist and master trainer (Curious Turtle), guides Mocha users through the basics of Mocha’s powerful tools.

This tutorial shows how we can start to work with Mocha’s planar tracker in different ways and how we handle objects that go off-screen. You will learn a couple of different techniques for dealing with this and begin to understand what can and can’t be tracked efficiently.

00:44 / The first track plus exploring the shape tools

04:28 / Tracking off-screen : Technique 1 Reshape

08:51 / Tracking off-screen : Technique 2 Offset Tracking

10:49 / Limitations of the planar tracker. What can’t you track?

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