Masking in CSS

As far as CSS features go this is still relatively new. Because of this, support can be spotty. So let’s check out caniuse.com. Caniuse is a website created by a friend of mine Alexis Diveria, that shows you what features are supported on which browser versions. Today the only solid CSS implementation is in webkit, Masking in CSS

Masking in Design Tools

Before digital imaging similar effects to masking could be achieved through double exposure, where film is exposed to multiple negatives or shapes which combine the visible portion of the photographs. In digital media this uses the pixel values of one image to manipulate the transparency of the other. The part of the image manipulated to Masking in Design Tools

CSS Blend Modes

Blend Modes is one of the new specifications coming to CSS, you can test this in certain recent builds of webkit with: -webkit-blend-mode Values include traditional blend modes like multiply, screen, overlay, and more. This brings natively to the web effects that could previously only be done in flash or with pre-rendered images from photoshop. CSS Blend Modes

Papervision3D filter notes

Typically when adding filters in papervision you have to use ViewportLayers and apply the filters to them, however this can become messy and tedious if you are applying filters to a large number of objects. So instead you can simply set the objects attribute useOwnContainer to true, and then apply filters directly to the object. Papervision3D filter notes