After Effects Tutorial – Extracting Objects from Footage with the RotoBrush & Refine Edge Tool

In this After Effects CC 2015 tutorial, learn how to extract characters and elements from live footage, using the rotobrush tool and refine edge tool. By using the rotoscoping tools in After Effects CC 2015, you can composite elements into live action footage, and push the production level further by adding the refine edge functionality.

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