This page provides information on the Material ID Render Element which isolates objects with specific materials by Material ID for compositing purposes.
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The parameters for this render element appear in the V-Ray RenderChannelColor render channels node.
Denoise – Enables the render element's denoising, provided the Denoiser render element is present.
Consider for Anti-Aliasing – When enabled, anti-aliasing will be used where possible.
Color Mapping – When enabled, the Color Mapping options in the render settings will be applied to the current render channel.
Derive Raw Channels – Generates data in the raw channels by combining the respective color and the filter color channels.
VFB Color Corrections – Applies the post render color adjustments made from the VFB.
The Material ID Render Element is useful for isolating geometry in a scene so it can be enhanced or adjusted with post-production or compositing software.
Material ID Render Element
Matte created in composite using the red channel (as a mask in the composite)
The Reflections of the the areas masked by the resulting matte have been tinted
Original Beauty render
A green tint has been added using Material ID Render Element
red channel (as a mask in the composite)