Chapter 3. Adding Visual Effects (Pimping It Out)

Now that you have the know-how to load a movie in Quartz Composer and see it in your Viewer, let’s walk through the process of adding effects, such as filters, to your compositions.

image Play the video titled “Make Filter Chains.”

Adding a Filter

Quartz Composer comes with a fantastic selection of built-in filters that you can use to manipulate your images. Color filters can modify hue, saturation, luminosity, brightness, and contrast in your images. Geometry and distortion filters can change the shape of your images in precise or organic fashions. There are also filters to tile your images, to blur ...

Get Learning Quartz Composer: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Motion Graphics with Quartz Composer now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.