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VFX Fundamentals: Visual Special Effects Using Fusion 8.0 by Wallace Jackson

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© Wallace Jackson 2016

Wallace Jackson, VFX Fundamentals, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2131-0_2

2. The Foundation of Raster for VFX: Pixels, Color, and Alpha

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

Now that you have some VFX and new media content production software installed, covering areas like digital illustration, digital audio editing, digital imaging, digital video editing, and visual effects (VFX), it is time to get into all of the underlying concepts, like raster, motion, vector, and audio, that span these multimedia genres and come together as one inside of your VFX software package—in our case, Fusion 8.0. The concepts covered over the next few chapters will provide an overview of what is contained within your visual effects assets, projects, ...

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