Working with mask parameters


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Working with mask parameters

We are continuing on from the previous movie where we've created a couple of mask shapes around the piece of footage. I'll go ahead and turn on mask outline, so you can see them in context. Turn off my layer so you can see my background. There is my footage. Now there are several things you can do with mask shapes after you've created them. For example you can go ahead and rename them. I'll select Mask 1, press Return to highlight the name and say right rectangle. Return again. Now I'll select Mask 2, Return, and type left circle.

You can invert masks. For example, if I want to see a cutout of that rectangle shape, just invert that particular mask. To turn off masks you don't get a visibility eyeball; instead you need to play around this little popup. None turns off a mask. Add is the normal default where you get to see that mask shape. We'll cover these other mask modes in detail later on in this lesson, but I'm going to put it back to Add for now. You can...

Working with mask parameters
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Working with mask parameters provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 05: Creating Transparency

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Video
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After Effects
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