As we have been getting better at compositing, what we have been creating has become more and more complex.
Our task was to put everything we had learned so far into one composition which involved a crashed spacecraft-style vehicle, fire, debris, and a giant robot.
On first glance, that Node Graph looks intimidating and complicated – but it isn’t. The stack of blue nodes in the middle-right are all merge nodes, and this makes up what we know as the B pipe. Everything feeds into the merge nodes and layers them on top of eachother in