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Cryptomatte compositing for comic effects


Paul Caggegi writes:

Hi Blendernation!

In this tutorial, I explain how to set up and create custom mattes via Blender's Cryptomatte feature, and why it is much more powerful than simply using Object and Material IDs to create your mattes, especially for producing comic-style effects!

About the Author

Paul Caggegi

I’ve been a motion-graphics artist, video editor & 3D effects creator for almost twenty years, working full time since 2001, and freelance since 2008. I’ve worked on several corporate campaigns, TV commercials, web-videos, showreels and media branding packages for clients such as Nickelodeon, Saachi & Saachi, and Leo Burnett. I run a Patreon page to teach illustrators how to use Blender so they can create assets for their own projects.

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