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The Art and Science of Digital Compositing by Ron Brinkmann

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Appendix . Glossary

This glossary is intended to be a practical guide to words commonly used in the digital compositing field. It includes not only well-defined technical terms but also a number of colloquialisms that are often used within the industry. As mentioned in the introduction to this book, digital compositing is still a fairly new, volatile field. As such, any attempt to define the terminology that is in use within this discipline risks rapid obsolescence. What’s more, many terms used in the digital compositing world can be rather ambiguous, or at least very context dependent. This is due in no small part to the fact that digital compositing is a mesh of so many different disciplines. Terms from the fields of traditional animation, computer ...

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