Using the Effects Mask tool


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Using the Effects Mask tool

Sometimes you want to apply an effect to only part of the area of a clip. The Effects Mask takes care of that for you. It puts a rectangular area on a clip, which then you can apply one or more effects to. So, those effects will only change that rectangular portion of the clip that you've defined. Let me show you how that works. What we have here first of all is a still image, which is really a good thing to use when you are going to apply an Effects Mask because you need to get the Effects Mask to follow action if you have a clip that has action in it and that's not quite as easy as working with a still image. But I'll show you that in a moment anyways.

So, here is a still image and I want to highlight my granddad. Yes, that's my granddad, not my grandmother. Back then they dressed little boys up in skirts when they did these formal portraits. Thank goodness they don't do that now. Let me go apply an Effects Mask. Now, normally an Effects Mask effect would be probably ov...

Using the Effects Mask tool
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Using the Effects Mask tool provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jeff Sengstack as part of the Premiere Elements 9 Essential Training

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