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Introduction to Compositor in Blender

by Mark Masters

If you want to create amazing 3D scenes, this course is for you. You'll learn how to use Compositor in Blender, covering everything from setting up the workspace to compositing a render onto a photo. Software required: Blender v2.77.

What you'll learn

Creating an awesome 3D scene from start to finish is exciting and challenging. In this in-depth course, Introduction to Compositor in Blender, you’ll learn about all of the features in Blender’s powerful Compositor. First, you will figure out how to set up your workspace to maximize your workflow and navigate within the Compositor. You'll learn about the Node Editor functions and render layers, and certain special effects to make your work really shine. Finally, you'll learn how to make your scenes look realistic with the depth-of-field function and compositing your render onto a photo background. By the end of this course, you'll be able to create scenes that stand out and look great, whether for personal use or for a professional portfolio. Software required: Blender v2.77.

About the author

Mark started out with an interest for animation at a young age, and it eventually transformed into a passion for the subject. Mark made an impact on the industry quickly, working for Pluralsight (Digital-Tutors) as an Animation and Rigging Instructor. After his time at Pluralsight he joined Steelehouse Productions as a 3D Animator where he currently works. Apart from that, he’s had several pieces published in 3D Artist Magazine. For Mark, there’s always something new to be learned in the world o... more

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