Chapter 4. Video Compositing with Nodes

Blender's versatile and powerful nodes system enables you to access and manipulate a huge variety of compositional elements to combine rendered images in exactly the way you want to. You can use nodes to composite still images or video sequences that can later be edited in Blender's nonlinear Video Sequence Editor (VSE), which you will learn about in Chapter 5, "Working with the Video Sequence Editor." Here, you will look at an in-depth example of one of the most common tasks in live-action video compositing: the task of green screen compositing. After you see how this is done, you will have a basic understanding of the ways in which any kind of image can be composited with any other.

In this chapter, you ...

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