motion graphics eXchange

Super tight garbage mattes

Thumbnail for: Super tight garbage mattes
A quick tip on creating "super tight" garbage mattes to aid keying.
After Effects CS3

Views: 4687
visit |  share this  error? 
Using a basic After Effects color key like Color Range then applies the Simple Choker filter with a negative setting, expanding the matte to let an advanced keyer like Keylight to work more subtle magic.

Effects & Plugins

Color Range, Simple Choker


junk matte, garbage matte

(Min. Version: After Effects CS3, Category: Keying, Type: Video-/Tutorials)
posted by MaxX on Dec 26, 2009


Related topics:

Difference Matte Effect Tutorial

Thumbnail for: Difference Matte Effect Tutorial
The Difference Matte effect creates a transparency a mask or a matte by comparing the pixels in a source layer with the pixel in a defined difference layer, and then keying out (eliminating) pixels in the source layer that match both the position and color in the difference layer.
After Effects 7

Views: 20971
posted by peter17 on Sep 29, 2008

Fire & Water

Thumbnail for: Fire & Water
In this tutorial, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you tips and techniques for creating interesting fire and water-based effects with your Artbeats footage.
After Effects 7 Pro
Useful things

Views: 6549
posted by vfx007 on Nov 03, 2008

Reviving AE Lens Flares with Trapcode Shine

Thumbnail for: Reviving AE Lens Flares with Trapcode Shine
Motion designer Harry Frank shows how to breath new life or make a retro look with standard After Effects Lens Flare by using Shape Layers and Trapcode Shine.
After Effects CS3
Tips'n Tricks

Views: 5809
posted by vfx007 on Mar 04, 2009



follow us on in touch on facebook



Full length video training series presented by motion graphics industry professionals. Click here to visit Motionworks website!