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  • Logo over white background?

    Posted by Sean Lennon on July 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    Hi guys, I’m trying to create a white background to place a logo over in FCPX, when i place the logo clip over the background it removes the background and vice versa, any tips here?
    The logo is a clip that I dragged to the storyline and resized and added some text to as a connected clip.

    Mark Dobson replied 10 years, 10 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Bill Davis

    July 23, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    There’s a Generator to create a white clip.

    Put that on the Primary or connect the solid white as a Secondary.

    Attach the logo as a Secondary or as a connected clip. Drag a filter onto the logo that will key it. You need there to be a “difference” between the logo and the background for keying to work. Either a difference in color (chroma key) or a difference in brightness (luma key)

    When you apply the key to the Logo – it should “knock out” the alpha channel (whatever you selected as the luma or chroma material.) leaving the logo floating over the white background.

    If you want to make a compound of the logo plus white, that’s fine. Or leave them as separate layers – up to you.

    The essential element is that the KEY filter is applied to the foreground clip to allow the white background to show through.

    Hope that helps.

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  • Sean Lennon

    July 24, 2013 at 9:47 am

    Hey great response thanks, but where do I find the filter?

  • Sean Lennon

    July 24, 2013 at 10:06 am

    The background on the Logo is white also, I thought that if I matched the whites of the white background and the logo background it would work but now the text wont show up.

  • Mark Dobson

    July 24, 2013 at 11:08 am

    Suggest you repost your problem on FCPX Techniques Forum – You’ll get a better response.

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