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 (2011).
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
Additional resources1m 55s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.