There’s some serious power in Fusion’s channel boolean node… but what does it do?
It’s driven by simple logic, but it’s an advanced tool and has many advanced options for a savvy compositor.
Explained simply, It allows you to do several different types of operations to join images.
VFXstudy walks us through…
- The main controls
- What each operation does
- An overview of the logic behind the tool
- How to manipulate a mask
- Inverting an effect
- Matching noise in a comp
- Recreating merge node functionality
- 3D channel boolean demo
- Additional functions for compositing multiple passes
This is one of those tools that does so much, it’s hard to cover everything.
It’s a swiss-army knife of compositing nodes so get to know this tool if you’re a pro artist.
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