Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Enhancing skin tone with a color mask, part of Final Cut Pro X: Color Correction.
So you have done some primary correction on a shot and things are…looking pretty good.…But then you notice something. The skin tone of an actor, or maybe of a subject,…kind of looks off. Maybe it's too red or too yellow. Maybe there is too much…shadow on their face, or maybe they have a hotspot on their head.…Whatever the case is, you can correct these situations easily by using a color mask.…That's what I want to show you in this movie.…This project contains a shot that looks okay, but the actor's skin tone…doesn't look that great.…Back in Chapter 4, we adjusted the lightness of an actress' face using a color…mask, but in this movie we are going to do the more common thing of color…correcting skin tone.…
Let me go ahead and take a look at this shot down here in the timeline.…And the shot looks all right, but to me the actor's face looks a bit red.…So, let me go ahead and open up the Scopes to verify this.…I will press Command+7 to access the Scopes.…And up here in the Scopes window, I will click into the Settings menu and…
- Understanding the video scopes
- Using Balance Color and Match Color
- Fixing under- and overexposed clips
- Expanding contrast
- Controlling saturation
- Using color and shape masks
- Creating looks with primary and secondary corrections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Color Correction Tools in Final Cut Pro X
2. Making Primary Corrections
3. Creating Looks with Primary Corrections
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Creating Looks with Secondary Corrections
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