Compositors are meant
specifically for compositing other colors or maps. In image processing,
compositing images refers to superimposing two or more images to
- Composite Map
The Composite map type
is made up of other
which you layer atop each other using the
alpha channel and
other methods. For this type of map, you can use overlay images
that already contain an alpha channel, or employ built-in masking
tools for overlaying only certain parts of a map.
- Mask Map
With the Mask map, you
can view one material through another on the surface. The mask controls
where a second map is applied to the surface.
- Mix Map
With the Mix map, you
can combine two colors or materials on a single side of the surface.
You can also animate the Mix Amount parameter, and draw map
curves to control how the two maps are blended over time.
- RGB Multiply Map
The RGB Multiply map
is typically used for
where you might want to combine two maps to achieve the correct