… for Visual Effects
Tip #959: Draw & Annotate Live Videos
Free tools, plus a camera, equals real-time, on-screen illustration.
This article, written by Jack Roberts, first appeared in PremiumBeat.com. This is an excerpt.
This article provides a ten-minute video tutorial on how to use an iPad to create real-time on-screen graphics. (Think John Madden and his Telestrator.)
This video comes from Norm Chan from the Adam Savage’s Tested crew. It’s a simple and ingenious way to live draw on your screen, using tools you likely already have.
- Mac or PC
- Webcam or DSLR/mirrorless camera connected to your computer
- iPad or tablet with USB cable
- OBS Studio (Free)
- ApowerMirror (Free Trial)
- Adobe Fresco (Free)
The steps are too detailed for a tip, but the video tutorial is quick and the results are amazing. The accompanying article also provides more details.