Using mattes is part of the groundwork for compositing. We will go over the basics of Alpha & Luma Mattes to cover best practices.
In this After Effects tutorial, we will go over the basics of mattes in After Effects; specifically Alpha & Luma Mattes.
This Beginner’s AE Tutorial Includes:
- Introduction to channels in After Effects (RGB and Alpha)
- The basics of the Alpha, Luma, Alpha Inverted, and Luma Inverted Matte and their application.
- Demonstrations of uses for Alpha Matte and Luma Matte using Forest Fires and Free Portal Collections.
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Want to do a little refresher and work on your matte skills? Here are the links for the shots & textures used in this tutorial:
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