[DFS] DeadLineClock Dec 4, 2013 @ 5:02pm
How to make a watermark within SFM?
I'm trying to make a watermark for a video so I am able to put my youtube name in the corner. Anyone help me please?
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imagitronics Dec 4, 2013 @ 9:55pm 
You could use a material overlay. Check out this tutorial: http://youtu.be/aihLXMquURw

It is easier to just do it in post though using iMovie, premiere, windows movie maker, Vegas, or the like.
The Resonte! Dec 5, 2013 @ 4:44am 
Or don't do it at all.
No one's gonna want to see that.
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[DFS] DeadLineClock Dec 5, 2013 @ 1:27pm 
Originally posted by The Resonte!:
Or don't do it at all.
No one's gonna want to see that.

Well I have to for a collab entry that im making. :/
Pte Jack is away for a MONTH++ Dec 5, 2013 @ 4:05pm 
This is the problem you would have if you added a watermark infront of the camera.

As you animate the camera you would have to have a fully animatable and scalable watermark. As you adjust the shutter speed (aperature), Focal Distance and Field of view to the scene, you would have to animate and rescale the watermark to keep it in focus.

This is a model of my watermark place infront of the camera. It's root transform is locked to the transform of the camera and the watermark is in focus. Watch what happens to the watermark as the camera moves and focuses on something else.


This is why you either have to use a material overlay or add a watermark using 3rd party software in a post production environment.
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Pte Jack is away for a MONTH++ Dec 6, 2013 @ 1:53pm 
Holy CrabNuggets, A partial success...

Fiji Pyro Mar 19 @ 6:20pm 
I'm gonna download gimp so I can do this. I also need it for a collab entry. :D
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