Chapter: Compositing Tools and Techniques
Topic: Nesting or Precomposing
Although nesting is arguably one of the most useful and necessary components of any compositing application, its always shocking to find how many people really don’t understand it in a fundamental way. This is largely because nesting isn’t an effect or plugin in a filter menu. It is rather a procedural element, a part of your workflow that makes things possible which could not be accomplished otherwise.