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Learn how to motion track a plane in Blender

  • Software:Blender 2.8x  ·
  • Difficulty:Beginner

This bite-sized video tutorial provides a quick overview of how to achieve plane tracking in Blender. Plane tracking is a widely used VFX task that is great for replacing billboards, signs, screens, and pretty much anything with four corners with any image you want. In this tutorial’s video footage, we'll be changing out some billboards. 

We'll start in Blender’s motion tracking tab and track four points of high contrast. Then we’ll create a plane track that deforms to those tracking markers, and we'll wrap it all up in the compositor by replacing the image on the billboard using our plane track data and a few fancy nodes. Follow along and enjoy!

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