Layer mask

2D TextureMask - Turn any 2D generator into a mask

A layer mask can turn any 2D Generator (including Image Layer or Video File) into a 2D TextureMask. Here for example, a mask based on Dots:

The Compo Mask command is a shortcut to create a layer mask based on a Compo. This enable to use multiple 2D Layer to define the mask and even to define the mask using 3D Layer.
Here is an example of a mask defined through a 3D Layer:


  • 2D Generator: Select the 2D Generator
  • A selection criteria over the RGBA colors of the 2D Generator

    Parameters common to all Elements

    • Activation State: The loading status of the color selector. It can be loaded , enabled by not loaded or unloaded
    • Activation State: The activation status of the color selector. It can be active , enabled by not active or inactive
    • Associate a color label to your color selector to make it easily locatable
    • Activate this to keep only this color selector active and hide all other color selectors in same location
    • Activation State: The editabiliy status of the color selector. It can be locked directly , locked indirectly or editable
    • Element: Select a preset to apply on the color selector
    • Warnings and errors associated to this color selector


Standard Presets: Compo Mask, Noise Mask, Parent Input Mask, CheckerBoard, CheckerBoard Horizontal Lines and CheckerBoard Vertical Lines

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