In this course we will learn how to get started using the compositing software Toxik. Using Toxik we can quickly color correct, mask, composite or animate still images and image sequences. In this series of lessons we'll learn how to get started using the compositing software Toxik. Using Toxik we can quickly color correct, mask, composite, or animate still images and image sequences. We'll begin this project by learning the basic project/composition creation process, learning how to move around the Toxik user interface, begin compositing images together and render out our finished material. We'll then move into the common uses of Toxik such as color correction, garbage masks, blending modes, and animation. This series of lessons is a great starting point to learning Toxik. By learning the tools and fundamental workflows of Toxik, we will be able to create complex effects and images in no time. This will allow us to begin exploring other areas of Toxik and start using Toxik in our own production pipeline. Software required: Toxik 2009 and up.
Chris is a VFX author at Pluralsight. Along with creating and recording training, he also manages the support team and works closely with the production development team. He began his career working freelance and quickly realized that he wanted to find a company where he could use his talents to help people succeed in the CG industry.