Autodesk Smoke Essentials – a new e-book from industry-renowned writer, director and colorist Alexis Van Hurkman and Wiley Publishing – is now available for purchase on Amazon and Wiley. The e-book gives artists and editors a practical new resource for learning the fundamentals of Autodesk Smoke – the powerful software application that combines a familiar track-based editing environment with robust features for digital compositing, color correcting and effects.
By providing basic lessons, step-by-step instructions and accompanying video materials, Autodesk Smoke Essentials illustrates how users can streamline effects-intensive projects by editing, compositing and finishing within a single environment. Every chapter begins with a topic introduction, explains methods used and breaks down why those methods are being used, and concludes with open-ended projects to encourage learning.
Autodesk Smoke Essentials offers instruction on many aspects of Smoke including: