Last edited by Luca!; 03-30-2013 at 09:23 PM.
bump?? :/ In Sony Vegas I can do the Multiply(mask), but then the background goes all black. I want it so that I see ONLY the characters, not the background. The white silhouette is an outline of what I want to see, but without the texture applied. Anyone know??? :P
Without Photoshop's 'clipping masks', your solution may reqire you apply the same mask (your 'silhouette') separately to each layer; i.e. As a *luma* mask to the original; and an *alpha* mask to the background. Are you sure that Vegas cannot mask or key using Luma or Alpha?
I am sorry. My explanation was poor and unclear. I think I should have used the term 'Matte'.
A mask is a path, a matte is a layer. In Premiere, there is an option to use a 'Track Matte'. AFAIK, a 'Track Matte' allows the transparancy of one layer to be determined by another. I have just done this in Premiere., If you can understand the principle, you may be better equipped to work how it can be done using other software.
1 top track = the b/w white silhouette.
2 middle track= the original image
3 background track= the new background.
I applied a 'Track Matte' to layer 2; using the Luma from layer 1.
I applied a 'Track Matte' to layer 3; using the Alpha from layer 1. ( or I could have used the Luma value, and asked Premiere to 'reverse' the tracking.
(the top, middle and background images which I used.)
and the required output: Image4.jpg
Last edited by TimAndrews; 02-18-2013 at 07:28 PM. Reason: added graphics
I just have a question, the two videos (silhouette and original) come in one video. Is there a way to crop one of the two out, duplicate, and crop the other out, so then I have two videos? Cause if I do it this way I have to seperate the videos in Sony Vegas first, render them both, and do it. I don't have much a problem with it, but it takes a little bit longer than it could.