How to Track & Composite Matte Paintings into Footage using After Effects

Adding in Matte Paintings and background set extensions into wide shots can be a great way to change the environment of your footage. When doing so, it is important that everything locks on for the shot to be believable. In this After Effects CC tutorial, I go over how to do just that using the 3D camera tracker, as well as compositing tips and tricks to get all of your VFX elements to blend into your footage.

Looking for more After Effects Tracking, Compositing, and Visual Effects Tutorials?

Start with Part 1, working with the After Effects 2D Tracker

Check out Part 2, Matte Painting using the 3D Camera Tracker

Don't forget Part 3, How to Track & Composite a 3D Object in Cinema 4D & After Effects


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