How To Create A Stupendous Stuttering Jumper Punch

This post is part of a series called Keying and Rotoscoping.
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In this tutorial we will learn how to create an advanced and well composited Jumper Punch by using a matte, some displacement, and smoke to add style to the final effect. Throughout the tutorial, we will be using basic expressions. We'll learn to position the jumps in time and space and give the illusion of a jumper disappearing and reappearing with a trajectory. Let's "Jump" in... :)