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Hour 11. Matting and Masks > Understanding Mattes

Understanding Mattes

Animators and those of you with a background in video development will be familiar with the term matte. The matte is, essentially, the background.


The video term blue matte is a prime example of why and how mattes are important in design. When you're watching your favorite weather person on the nightly news tell you (mistakenly, naturally) what tomorrow's weather holds in store, he or she appears to be standing in front of weather maps. You'll see that these maps change depending on which part of the country the meteorologist is discussing, or to show different weather systems or data.



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