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how to blur parts of my film

285 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Apr 15, 2013 8:16 AM by Studio X RSS
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Apr 15, 2013 6:59 AM

hi there,

i try to color grade my film using color, and i am loving it!!

anyway, thats not the issue here...


i was wondering how i can blur a certain area of my footage. there are some areas on the skin

that have to "disapear" or just should look more smooth than they do.

i thought i can use a vignette, track it an than blur it a bit. but there does not seem to be a blur

funktion for that!?

or is there another way of smoothing that area?


please don't say: use the colorFX room, as i find it very complicated to use...


thanks for your help.


PowerMac, Mac OS X (10.6.6), FC studio 2
  • Studio X Level 7 Level 7 (26,840 points)
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    Apr 15, 2013 7:12 AM (in response to andy fb)

    Color is not the app for this.


    Once graded and with the material back in FCP, you can either use the Vignette effect in FCP or Motion. Motion will likely give better results as it has a superior rendering engine.



  • Studio X Level 7 Level 7 (26,840 points)
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    Apr 15, 2013 8:16 AM (in response to andy fb)

    If you want to make people look better, check out Patrick Sheffield's Makeup Artist plugin. It's magic.





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