Using the Mask channel to overlay a logo on a background

This tutorial shows how to transfer Adobe Illustrator vector art into a 2 layer material setup in order to overlay the top layer with transparent areas, using the Mask channel, onto the lower layer.

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  1. Caspian Ievers

    I wasn’t aware that Design 3D handled .ai and pdf files so well for masks. You mentioned that for very high resolution renders you’d have to create bitmapped images in Photoshop. Do you have a rule of thumb fro when to create the 1 bit Photoshop mask?

  2. Christopher Tyler

    I just checked and the videos show up and play for me. Are you using an older version of Safari? There was a problem with earlier versions of Safari that made it not always play Vimeo videos. You can also try using Firefox or Chrome.

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