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Introduction

Meet combustion
Mac & PC Conventions
RAM & Processor Speed

The combustion Interface

The Toolbar
The Workspace
The Viewport
The Controls Pt.1
The Controls Pt.2
The Controls Pt.3
2D/3D Workspaces
Resolution & Time

Operators

Composite Operator
Paint Operator
Text Operator
Particle Operator
Edit Operator

Importing Footage

Importing Footage
Importing Image Sequences
Importing Illustrator/Photoshop
Replacing Footage

Selection Tools

Selection Tools
Adding & Subtracting Selections
Moving/Scaling/Rotating Selections
Cropping & Hinging
Grouping

Painting

Paint Tools
Editing Vector Paths
Painting Shadows
Adding Blurs
Custom Brushes
TV & Film Safe Zones
Painting a Scary Clown Pt.1
Painting a Scary Clown Pt.2
Painting a Mountain Scene

Surface Properties

Transfer Modes
Opacity

Animation

Basic Animation
Understanding Keyframes
Using the Timeline
Animating Surface Properties
Onion Skinning
The Graph
Pivot Point
RAM Preview
Tennis Ball Animation Pt.1
Tennis Ball Animation Pt.2
Superhero Animation

Audio

Importing Audio
Audio Controls
Linking Audio

Motion Graphics

Motion Graphics Explained
Creating Text
Drop Shadows
Animating Text Pt.1
Animating Text Pt.2
Animating Text on a Path
Football Live TV Show Open Pt.1
Football Live TV Show Open Pt.2
Football Live TV Show Open Pt.3
Football Live TV Show Open Pt.4

Gradients

Text Gradients & Opacity
Animating Gradients

Masking

Drawing Masks
Feathering Masks
Using Paint Object Masks

Parenting & Null Objects

Parenting Objects
Null Objects

Cameras

Camera Options
Animating Cameras

Lights

Lighting
Shadows
Soft Shadows
Reflections
Adding & Animating Lights

Particle Effects

Loading Particle Libraries
Animate Particles
Particle Deflectors
Customize Particles
Particle Properties
Rocket Launch with Particles
Tornado Alley Pt.1
Tornado Alley Pt.2

Nesting & Commit To Disk

Commit To Disk Pt.1
Commit To Disk Pt.2
Nesting Layers

Compositing & Keying

Intro to Compositing
RPF Export from 3D Applications
The Import Queue
Creating a Simple Composite
Keying
Alpha Channels

Building A Finished Composite

Importing the Footage
Color Correction
Keying
Lens Flare
Particles
Finished Composite

Non-Linear Editing

The Edit Operator
Slip Editing
Split Editing
Transitions

Tracking

Tracking
Stabilization

Color Correction

Color Correction Tools
Color Correction Pt.1
Color Correction Pt.2

3D Post

Depth of Field
RPF Motion Blur
3D Fog
3D Glow

Output & Saving Options

Saving the Finished Workspace
Exporting to Flash
Rendering Audio

Resources

Combustion Resources
Combustion Shortcuts

Credits

About The Author