Adding an Image to the Source

The Smart Vector toolset can also propagate an image through a sequence from a single source frame.

To add an image to your sequence:

1.   Scrub through your sequence to find a good reference frame. Good reference frames should:

be at the point of least motion, also known as the motion apex,

contain minimal motion blur, and

avoid areas of occlusion.

2.   Merge your image into the node tree at the selected reference frame.

Original image

Premultiplied image

Merged result

3.   Proceed to Applying Motion Vectors to the Source.